Double Tournois - François I 1st type

Features

Issuer France
King Francis I (1515-1547)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1541-1547
Value 2 Deniers (1⁄120)
Currency Livre tournois (987-1795)
Composition Silver (.099)
Weight 1.245 g
Diameter 17 mm
Thickness 0.7 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 30983
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Dy# 935
Jean Duplessy; 1999. Les monnaies françaises royales / Tome 1 : de Hugues Capet à Louis XVI (987-1793) (2e édition). Maison Platt, Paris, France.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Three lilies posed 2 and 1

Script: Latin

Lettering: +FRANCISCVS: D: G: FR: REX:

Translation: Francis, by the Grace of God, King of the Franks

Reverse

Bored plain cross, in a quadrilobe (single or double) balled or ringed; mint letter under the cross.

Script: Latin

Lettering: +SIT: NOMEN: DNI: BENEDICTVM:

Translation: Blessed be the name of the Lord

Edge

Plain

Mints

7 Aix-en-Provence, France
7 Marseille, France
H La Rochelle, France
I Limoges, France
K Bordeaux, France
L Bayonne, France
M Toulouse, France
N Montpellier, France
P Dijon, France
R Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, France
S Troyes, France
V Turin, Italy
X Villefranche, modern-day Villefranche-de-Rouergue, France
Y Romans-sur-Isère, France (1192-1554)

Comments

Issued following the order of March 19, 1541.

The marks of mintmaster or workshops (other than the mint letter under the cross) are found within the letterings, in place of the initial cross or after it.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1541-1547) 7 106 560 0% (fr) Aix-en-Provence (7 courbe non barré) - Différent "A" - maître-graveur Aguilhen
ND (1541-1547) 7 176 400 0% (fr) Aix-en-Provence (7 courbe non barré) - Différent "R" - maître-graveur Roche
ND (1541-1547) 7 78 606 0% (fr) Marseille (7 courbe barré) - Différent "M" - maître-graveur Montagut
ND (1541-1547) 7 27 918 0% (fr) Marseille (7 courbe barré) - Différent inconnu - maître-graveur Caze
ND (1541-1547) 7 15% (fr) Marseille (7 courbe barré) - Différent inconnu - maître-graveur Perrin
ND (1541-1547) H 0% (fr) Lettre d'atelier à la place du lis inférieur, Dy#935A
ND (1541-1547) I 146 160 2%
ND (1541-1547) K 225 360 7% (fr) Différent "B:(nef sur croissant):"
ND (1541-1547) L 100 458 0% (fr) Différent "D:(ancre):" - maître-graveur Mondaco
ND (1541-1547) L 51 744 0% (fr) Différent inconnu - maître-graveur Rue
ND (1541-1547) M 59 760 12%
ND (1541-1547) N 148 320 12%
ND (1541-1547) P 136 820 0%
ND (1541-1547) R 116 532 12% (fr) Différent F surmonté d'un croissant
ND (1541-1547) S 0%
ND (1541-1547) V 1 205 586 5%
ND (1541-1547) X 0% (fr) Différent inconnu - maître-graveur Amat
ND (1541-1547) X 36 000 0% (fr) Différent inconnu - maître-graveur Coullon l'ainé
ND (1541-1547) X 20% (fr) Sans différent
ND (1541-1547) Y 18 000 5% (fr) Différent R couronné

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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Country: France
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