Double Sol Parisis - Henry III Type 1

Double Sol Parisis - Henry III (Type 1) - obverseDouble Sol Parisis - Henry III (Type 1) - reverse

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Features

Issuer France
King Henry III (Henri III) (1574-1589)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1575-1576
Value 2 Sols (0.1 LP)
Currency Livre Parisis (987-1203)
Composition Billon (.340 silver)
Weight 2.93 g
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
335001
References Dy royales# 1135
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 placed 2 and 1 under a crown.

Script: Latin

Lettering: HENRICVS III D G FRAN ET P REX

Unabridged legend: Henricus III, Dei gratia Francorum et Polonorum rex

Translation: Henry III, by the grace of God, king of the Franks.

Reverse

Keyed fleur-de-lys cross.

Script: Latin

Lettering: SIT NOMEN DOMINI BENEDICTVM 1575

Unabridged legend: Sit nomen Domini benedictum

Translation: Blessed be the name of the Lord.

Mints

& Aix-en-Provence, France
A Monnaie de Paris, Paris (and Pessac starting 1973), France (864-date)
B Rouen, France (?-1858)
D Lyon, France (?-1858)
H La Rochelle, France (?-1837)
I Limoges, France (?-1837)
M Toulouse, France (?-1837)
N Montpellier, France
O Riom, France
P Dijon, France
S Troyes, France

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1575 N
1575 P
1576 N

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