1 Louis d'Or - Louis XV

Features

Issuer France
King Louis XV (1715-1774)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1716
Value 1 Gold Louis
Currency Livre tournois (987-1795)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 8.158 g
Diameter 26.0 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
376464
References Dy royales# 1626,
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.
GadR# 333,
Francesco Pastrone, Christian Charlet; 2018. Monnaies royales françaises : Louis XIII à Louis XVI, 1610-1712 : cuivre, billon, argent, or. Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
Ciani# –,
Louis Ciani; 1926. Les Monnaies royales françaises de Hugues Capet à Louis XVI. Jules Florange, Bergerac, France.
LP# 
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.

Obverse

Young head right.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LVD • XV • D • G • FR • ET • NAV • REX
• 1716 •

Engraver: Norbert Roettiers Read more on Wikipedia

Norbert Roettiers was a celebrated Flanders-born engraver of currency and medals in both England and France. With his elder brother James he was named Engraver-General to the British Royal Mint in 1695.

Reverse

Crowned arms of France.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CHRS • REGN • VINC • IMP
D

Engraver: Norbert Roettiers Read more on Wikipedia

Norbert Roettiers was a celebrated Flanders-born engraver of currency and medals in both England and France. With his elder brother James he was named Engraver-General to the British Royal Mint in 1695.

Edge

Corded edge.Automatically translated

Mints

A Monnaie de Paris, Paris (and Pessac starting 1973), France (864-date)
D Lyon, France (?-1858)

Comments

This coin was made for a few days in early 1716, when the obverse corner of the insignia type was not yet ready.
Excerpt from Gadoury Royales (5th edition), page 313.Automatically translated

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1716 A
1716 D

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