6 Sols - Louis XV

Features

Issuer Windward Islands
King Louis XV (1715-1774)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1731-1732
Value 6 Sols (0.3)
Currency Livre tournois (781-1795)
Composition Silver (.917)
Diameter 17 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 69099
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References C# 1,
William D. Craig; 1976. Coins of the World, 1750-1850 (3rd edition). Western Publishing, Racine, Wisconsin, USA.
Lec# 1,
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
Zay# 10
Ernest Zay; 1892. Histoire monétaire des colonies françaises, d'aprés les documents officiels. J. Montorier, Paris, France.

Obverse

King's bust facing right with legend all around and mint letter at bottom.

Lettering:
LUD·XV D·G·FR·ET NAV·REX·
H

Translation:
Louis XV, by the grace of God king of France and of Navarre
(LVDOVICVS XV DEI GRATIA FRANCIAE ET NAVARRAE REX)

Reverse

Territory name withlily flowers at both sides and one at center bottom with elongated ornamentations and date at bottom.

Lettering:
ISLES
DU
VENT
1731

Mint

H La Rochelle, France

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1731 H 900 000 88%
1732 H 180 000 19%

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