½ Sol - Louis XV 3rd portrait

½ Sol - Louis XV (3rd portrait) -  obverse½ Sol - Louis XV (3rd portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer France
King Louis XV (1715-1774)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1768-1774
Value 6 Deniers = ½ Sol = 1⁄40 Livre tournois
Currency Livre tournois (987-1795)
Composition Copper
Weight 6 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 4945
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Dy# 1700,
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# 275
Francesco Pastrone, Christian Charlet; 2018. Monnaies royales françaises : Louis XIII à Louis XVI, 1610-1712 : cuivre, billon, argent, or. Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.

Obverse

Portrait of King Louis XV right

Script: Latin

Lettering: LUDOV·XV· D·GRATIA

Engraver: Charles Norbert Roettiers

Charles Norbert Roettiers was a noted French engraver and medallist. Roettiers was born in Paris to Joseph-Charles Roettiers, into the celebrated Roettier family of medallists, silversmiths, and goldsmiths.

Reverse

Crowned shield with three fleur-de-lis

Script: Latin

Lettering:
1771 FRANCAE ET NAVARRAE REX
D

Engraver: Charles Norbert Roettiers

Charles Norbert Roettiers was a noted French engraver and medallist. Roettiers was born in Paris to Joseph-Charles Roettiers, into the celebrated Roettier family of medallists, silversmiths, and goldsmiths.

Edge

Slick

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1768 A 8% KM#544.1 (Paris)
1769 A 10% KM#544.1 (Paris)
1769 D 1.0% (fr) Lyon
1769 W 3% (fr) Lille
1769 ϽϹ 5% KM#544.12 (Besançon)
1770 & 1.0% KM#541 (Aix)
1770 AA 6% KM#544.2 (Metz)
1770 BB 1.7% (fr) Strasbourg
1770 D 1.0% (fr) Lyon
1770 N 7% (fr) Montpellier
1770 S 1 000 000 11% (fr) Reims
1770 W 7% KM#544.11 (Lille)
1770 ϽϹ 7% KM#544.12 (Besançon)
1771 A 8% KM#544.1 (Paris)
1771 AA 1.4% KM#544.2 (Metz)
1771 BB 6% (fr) Strasbourg
1771 D 5% (fr) Lyon
1771 N 4% (fr) Montpellier
1771 S 1.0% (fr) Reims
1771 V 196 120 4% (fr) Troyes
1771 W 8% KM#544.11 (Lille)
1771 ϽϹ 2% KM#544.12 (Besançon)
1772 D 3% (fr) Lyon
1772 I 2% KM#544.6 (Limoges)
1772 N 1 418 305 6% (fr) Montpellier
1772 ϽϹ 2% KM#544.12 (Besançon)
1773 I 802 992 2% KM#544.6 (Limoges)
1773 N 0.3% (fr) Montpellier
1773 S 100 000 0.7% (fr) Reims
1773 W 3% KM#544.11 (Lille)
1774 A 69 536 2% KM#544.1 (Paris)
1774 AA 585 272 1.7% KM#544.2 (Metz)
1774 D 2% (fr) Lyon
1774 H 4% (fr) La Rochelle
1774 I 314 820 1.0% KM#544.6 (Limoges)

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