2 Sols - Louis XVI FRANÇOIS

2 Sols - Louis XVI (FRANÇOIS) -  obverse2 Sols - Louis XVI (FRANÇOIS) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer France
King Louis XVI (1774-1792)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1791-1793
Value 24 Deniers = 2 Sols = 1/10 Pound (0.1)
Currency Livre tournois (781-1795)
Composition Copper
Weight 24 g
Diameter 36 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 3657
Numista (https://numista.com)
References Dy# 1722,
Jean Duplessy; 1999. Les monnaies françaises royales / Tome 1 : de Hugues Capet à Louis XVI (987-1793) (2e édition). Maison Platt, Paris, France.
Gad# 25,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
KM# 603
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.

Obverse

The profile of King Louis XVI facing left with the date below

Lettering:
LOUIS XVI ROI DES FRANÇOIS·
·1792·A

Translation:
Louis XVI King of the French
1792 AA

Engraver: Pierre-Benjamin Duvivier

Pierre-Simon-Benjamin Duvivier was a French engraver of coins and medals.

Reverse

Liberty cap above fasces, oak wreath in background

Lettering:
LA NATION LA LOI LE ROI·
2 S.
·L'AN 3 DE LA LIBERTE·

Translation:
The Nation The Law The King
2 Sols
The Year 3 of Freedom

Engraver: Pierre-Benjamin Duvivier

Pierre-Simon-Benjamin Duvivier was a French engraver of coins and medals.

Edge

Smooth

Mints

A Paris, France (864-date)
AA Metz, France
B Rouen, France
BB Strasbourg, France
D Lyon, France
H La Rochelle, France
I Limoges, France
K Bordeaux, France
L Bayonne, France
M Toulouse, France
MA Marseille, France
N Montpellier, France
Q Perpignan, France
R Orléans, France
T Nantes, France
W Lille, France

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1791 (vache) 1.5% (fr) Pau
1791 A 11% KM#603.1 (Paris)
1791 A○ $ 12 5% Paris (Barnabite Convent); the point is above the workshop letter
1791 AA 3% KM#603.2 (Metz)
1791 B 768 000 1.0% KM#603.3 (Rouen)
1791 BB 0.8% KM#603.4 (Strasbourg)
1791 H 614 747 0.3% KM#603.6 (La Rochelle)
1791 K 0.3% KM#603.8 (Bordeaux)
1791 L 83 000 0.20% Bayonne
1791 M 0.10% Toulouse
1791 R 1.1% KM#603.14 (Orléans)
1791 T 0.3% KM#603.15 (Nantes)
1791 W 850 000 2% KM#603.16 (Lille)
1792 (vache) 1.3% (fr) Pau
1792 ○AA○ 3% (fr) Metz-les points ○○ se trouvent de chaque côté ou sous la lettre d'atelier
1792 A $ 3.92 $ 8.34 $ 29 $ 9.28 34% KM#603.1 (Paris)
1792 A $ 10 $ 17 6% Paris, metal ball
1792 AA $ 12 11% KM#603.2 (Metz)
1792 B 548 000 6% KM#603.3 (Rouen)
1792 BB 8% KM#603.4 (Strasbourg)
1792 D 583 527 2% KM#603.5 (Lyon)
1792 D○○ 0.20% Dijon - two dots above the workshop letter
1792 H 4% KM#603.6 (La Rochelle)
1792 I 3% KM#603.7
1792 I○ 0.7% Clermont-ferrand-le point is above the workshop letter
1792 K 1.2% KM#603.8 (Bordeaux)
1792 L 84 000 1.0% Bayonne
1792 M 918 814 3% Toulouse
1792 MA 200 000 1.7% (fr) Marseille
1792 N 4% Montpelier
1792 Q 480 800 1.3% KM#603.13 (Perpignan)
1792 R $ 9.28 8% KM#603.14 (Orléans)
1792 T 2 427 800 3% KM#603.15 (Nantes)
1792 W 343 800 $ 3.74 $ 5.80 $ 13 22% KM#603.16 (Lille)
1792 W○ $ 6.53 7% (fr) Arras - le point ○ se trouve sous la lettre d'atelier
1793 (vache) 0.3% (fr) Pau
1793 A 3% KM#603.1 (Paris)
1793 AA 2% KM#603.2 (Metz)
1793 B 3% KM#603.3 (Rouen)
1793 BB 4% KM#603.4 (Strasbourg)
1793 D 0.6% KM#603.5 (Lyon)
1793 D○○ 1.4% Dijon - two dots above the workshop letter
1793 I 0.3% Limoges
1793 L 0.9% Bayonne
1793 M 0.20% Toulouse
1793 MA 400 000 1.6% Marseille
1793 N 1.1% Montpelier
1793 Q 0.9% KM#603.13 (Perpignan)
1793 R 2.0% KM#603.14 (Orléans)
1793 T 900 000 1.4% KM#603.15 (Nantes)
1793 W 0.3% (fr) Saint-Omer - une étoile sous le W (monnaie excessivement rare)
1793 W 5% KM#603.16 (Lille)
1793 W○ 1.6% (fr) Arras-le point ○ se trouve sous la lettre d'atelier

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