Liard - François I

Liard - François I - obverseLiard - François I - reverse

Obverse © CGB


Issuer France
King Francis I (François Ier) (1515-1547)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1541-1547
Value 1 Liard = 3 Deniers (1⁄80 LT)
Currency Livre tournois (987-1795)
Composition Billon
Weight 1.059 g
Diameter 15.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 8549
References Dy royales# 930,
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.
Ciani# 1181,
Louis Ciani; 1926. Les Monnaies royales françaises de Hugues Capet à Louis XVI. Jules Florange, Bergerac, France.
LP# 790
Jean Lafaurie; 1951. Les monnaies des rois de France / I. Hugues Capet à Louis XII. Émile Bourgey; Monnaies et Médailles, Paris-Bâle.
And 1 more volumes.


F crowned.

Script: Latin

Lettering: FRA NCIS : D: G: FRANCO: REX. (Mm).

Translation: Francis, by the grace of God, king of France.


Bored plain cross; mint letter under the cross.

Script: Latin

Lettering: + SIT: NOMEN: D: BENEDIC (Mm).

Translation: Blessed be the name of the Lord.




Chambéry, France
7 Marseille, France (?-1858)
H La Rochelle, France (?-1837)
I Limoges, France (?-1837)
K Bordeaux, France (?-1880)
N Montpellier, France
P Dijon, France
R Orléans, France
V Turin, Italy
X Villefranche, modern-day Villefranche-de-Rouergue, France
Z Grenoble, France

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1541-1547) ★ 25% 10/03/1541
ND (1541-1547) 7 104 499 6% 19/03/1541
ND (1541-1547) H 81 360 14%
ND (1541-1547) I 4% 19/03/1541
ND (1541-1547) K 240 480 2.0% 19/03/1541
ND (1541-1547) N 20%
ND (1541-1547) P 143 760 2.0% 03/19/1541
ND (1541-1547) R 14%
ND (1541-1547) V 2 122 110 12% 03/19/1541
ND (1541-1547) X 2.0%
ND (1541-1547) Z 14% 19/03/1541

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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