¼ Écu - Louis XIV

¼ Écu - Louis XIV -  obverse¼ Écu - Louis XIV -  reverse

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Features

Issuer France
King Louis XIV (1643-1715)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1646-1655
Value ¼ Écu (¾)
Currency Livre tournois (987-1795)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 6.862 g
Diameter 27 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 57331
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Dy# 1471
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

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

Engraver: Jean Warin

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

Lettering: SIT · NOMEN · DOMINI · A · BENEDICTVM · 1652 ·

Engraver: Jean Warin

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

Mints

& Aix-en-Provence, France
9 Rennes, France
A Paris, France (864-date)
AR Arras, France
B Rouen, France
F Angers, France
H La Rochelle, France
K Bordeaux, France
M Toulouse, France
N Montpellier, France
T Nantes, France
X Amiens, France

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1646 & 59 238 Aix
1646 A Paris
1646 F Angers
1646 H La Rochelle
1646 N Montpellier
1647 A Paris
1647 AR (fr) Arras, frappe au moulin
1647 F Angers
1647 K Bordeaux
1647 M Tououse
1648 M 10 300 (fr) Toulouse
1649 9 82 170 Rennes
1649 B 79 709 (fr) Rouen
1649 M 84 744 (fr) Toulouse
1649 T 30 493 (fr) Nantes
1650 9 84 737 (fr) Rennes
1650 T 30 493 (fr) Nantes
1651 9 157 920 (fr) Rennes
1652 A 367 837 (fr) Paris
1652 AR 59 238 (fr) Arras
1653 9 (fr) Rennes
1653 M (fr) Toulouse
1654 9 417 267 Rennes
1654 T 175 894 (fr) Nantes
1655 9 183 598 Rennes
1655 M (fr) Toulouse
1655 X 20 542 (fr) Amiens

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