½ Gold Louis with insignia - Louis XIV

Features

Issuer France
King Louis XIV (1643-1715)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1704-1709
Value ½ Gold Louis
Currency Livre tournois (987-1795)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 3.376 g
Diameter 20.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
376756
References Dy royales# 1447A,
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.
KM# 363,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
GadR# 242,
Francesco Pastrone, Christian Charlet; 2018. Monnaies royales françaises : Louis XIII à Louis XVI, 1610-1712 : cuivre, billon, argent, or. Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
Ciani# 1809
Louis Ciani; 1926. Les Monnaies royales françaises de Hugues Capet à Louis XVI. Jules Florange, Bergerac, France.

Obverse

Laureate bust right.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LVD. XIIII. D. G. FR. ET. NAV. REX
1704

Engraver: Joseph Roëttiers Read more on Wikipedia

Joseph Roettiers was a Flemish medallist active in England and France, and a member of the celebrated Roettier family of goldsmiths, silversmiths, and engravers.

Reverse

Crossed scepters with crowned fleur-de-lis at angles, circle at center.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CHRS REGN VINC IMP
A

Engraver: Jacques Roëttiers Read more on Wikipedia

Jacques Roettiers was a noted engraver in England and France, and one of the most celebrated Parisian goldsmiths and silversmiths of his day.

Edge

Corded.Automatically translated

Mints

& Aix-en-Provence, France
9 Rennes, France
A Monnaie de Paris, Paris (and Pessac starting 1973), France (864-date)
AA Metz, France (?-1803)
B Rouen, France (?-1858)
BB Strasbourg, France (?-1870)
C Caen, France
ↄc Besançon, France
D Lyon, France (?-1858)
E Tours, France
G Poitiers, France
H La Rochelle, France (?-1837)
L Bayonne, France (?-1837)
M Toulouse, France (?-1837)
N Montpellier, France
O Riom, France
S Troyes, France
T Nantes, France (?-1837)
V Troyes, France
W Lille, France (1685-1858)
Y Bourges, France
Z Grenoble, France

Comments

The reformed sides bear a shell on the reverse.Automatically translated

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1704 &
1704 9
1704 A
1704 AA
1704 B
1704 BB
1704 C
1704 D
1704 E
1704 H
1704 L
1704 M
1704 N
1704 O
1704 S
1704 T
1704 V
1704 W
1704 Y
1704 Z
1704 ↄc
1705 9
1705 A
1705 B
1705 C
1705 D
1705 E
1705 G
1705 H
1705 N
1705 T
1705 V
1705 W
1706 G
1709 A

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