Sizain - Louis XIV

Features

Issuer France
King Louis XIV (1643-1715)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1643-1658
Value 1 Sizain (1⁄40 LT)
Currency Livre tournois (987-1795)
Composition Billon (.199 silver)
Weight 0.927 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
37815
References Dy royales# 1580
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

Shield of France crowned accosted of two crowned L.Automatically translated

Script: Latin

Lettering: * LVD. XIIII. D. G. FR. - A - .ET. NAV. REX. 1643

Engraver: Jean Warin Read more on Wikipedia

Jean Varin or Warin was a French sculptor and engraver who made important innovations in the process of minting coins. Born in Liège, Varin moved to Paris in 1626.

Reverse

Cross scalloped, canted with four lilies.Automatically translated

Script: Latin

Lettering: SIT. NOMEN DOMINI. BENEDICTVM.

Engraver: Jean Warin Read more on Wikipedia

Jean Varin or Warin was a French sculptor and engraver who made important innovations in the process of minting coins. Born in Liège, Varin moved to Paris in 1626.

Edge

Smooth

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1643 A Piedfort
1658 A

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