1⁄12 Ecu with 8 Ls - Louis XIV 2nd type

Features

Issuer France
King Louis XIV (1643-1715)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1704-1705
Value 1⁄12 Silver Ecu
Currency Livre tournois (987-1795)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 2.287 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
377835
References KM# 350,
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# 124
Francesco Pastrone, Christian Charlet; 2018. Monnaies royales françaises : Louis XIII à Louis XVI, 1610-1712 : cuivre, billon, argent, or. Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.

Obverse

Bust of Louis XIV on the right, cuirassed and wearing a large wig.Automatically translated

Script: Latin

Lettering: LVD•XIIII•D•G•FR•ET•NAV•REX•

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

Cross formed by 8 L's leaning two by two, crowned, cantoned with four lilies; in the center, a small round shield of France.Automatically translated

Script: Latin

Lettering: SIT•NOMEN•DOMINI•BENEDICTVM•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.

Edge

Corded edge.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)
C Caen, France
D Lyon, France (?-1858)
E Tours, France
G Poitiers, France
H La Rochelle, France (?-1837)
I Limoges, France (?-1837)
K Bordeaux, France (?-1880)
M Toulouse, France (?-1837)
N Montpellier, France
O Riom, France
ɔc Besançon, France
P Dijon, France
S Reims, France
T Nantes, France (?-1837)
V Troyes, France
W Lille, France (1685-1858)
X Amiens, France
Y Bourges, France
Z Grenoble, France

Comments

Reformed coins are identified by a shell after the vintage on the reverse.Automatically translated

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1704 & 350.19 Mint: Aix
1704 9 350.20 Mint: Rennes
1704 A 1 647 000 350.1 Mint: Paris
1704 AA
1704 B 350.2 Mint: Rouen
1704 C 350.3 Mint: Caen
1704 D 83 000 350.4 Mint: Lyon
1704 E
1704 H 350.5 Mint: La Rochelle
1704 I 350.6 Mint: Limoges
1704 K 350.7 Mint Bordeaux
1704 M 350.8 Mint: Toulouse
1704 N 27 000 350.9 Mint: Montpellier
1704 O 350.11 Mint: Riom
1704 ɔc
1704 P 350.10 Mint: Dijon
1704 S 350.12 Mint: Troyes
1704 T 350.13 Mint: Nantes
1704 V 89 000 350.14 Mint: Troyes
1704 W 420 000 350.15 Mint: Lille
1704 X 350.16 Mint: Amiens
1704 Y 350.17 Mint: Bourges
1704 Z 350.18 Mint: Grenoble
1705 & 350.19 Mint: Aix
1705 9 350.20 Mint: Rennes
1705 A 350.1 Mint: Paris
1705 C 350.3 Mint: Caen
1705 D 18 000 350.4 Mint: Lyon
1705 E
1705 G
1705 H
1705 K 350.7 Mint Bordeaux
1705 M 350.8 Mint: Toulouse
1705 N 59 000 350.9 Mint: Montpellier
1705 O 350.11 Mint: Riom
1705 S 350.12 Mint: Troyes
1705 T 350.13 Mint: Nantes
1705 V 89 000 350.14 Mint: Troyes
1705 W 350.15 Mint: Lille
1705 Y 350.17 Mint: Bourges

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