Douzain - Charles X two C


Issuer France
King Charles X (claimant) (1589-1590)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1593-1597
Value 1 Douzain (1⁄20 LT)
Currency Livre tournois (987-1795)
Composition Billon (Ag. 240)
Weight 2.27 g
Diameter 25 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
References Dy royales# 1181B,
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.
LP# 1028
Jean Lafaurie; 1951. Les monnaies des rois de France / I. Hugues Capet à Louis XII. Émile Bourgey; Monnaies et Médailles, Paris-Bâle.
And 1 more volumes.


Indented cross, confined to 1 and 4 of a crown, to 2 and 3 of a lily.

Script: Latin

Lettering: ☩ CAROLVS · X · D · G · FRANC · REX · 1597

Unabridged legend: Carolus X Dei gratia Fancorum rex

Translation: Charles X, King of the Franks by the Grace of God


Crowned Ecu of France, flanked by two Cs; mint letter at the tip of the shield.

Script: Latin


Translation: Blessed be the name of the Lord


T Nantes, France (?-1837)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1593 T 60 480 40%
1597 T 56 453 40%

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