½ Sol - Louis XV 2nd portrait

Features

Issuer France
King Louis XV (1715-1774)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1767-1773
Value 1 Sizain (1⁄40 LT)
Currency Livre tournois (987-1795)
Composition Copper
Weight 6.117 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
8861
References Dy royales# 1697,
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# 274
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 right

Script: Latin

Lettering: LUDOV• XV• D• GRATIA•

Unabridged legend: Ludovicus XV dei gratia

Translation: Louis XV. by the God's grace

Engraver: Joseph-Charles Röettiers

Reverse

Crowned shield

Script: Latin

Lettering: •FRANCIÆ• ET & NAVARR• REX • (millésime)

Unabridged legend: Franciae et Navarrae rex

Translation: French and Navarrese king

Engraver: Joseph-Charles Röettiers

Edge

Plain.

Mint

& Aix-en-Provence, France

Comments

"Legal tender last 6 tournois, manufactured following the edict of March 1766.",

"These coins are rarely found in good condition; they are to be considered very rare in superb condition",

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1767 & $ 3.20 35%
1768 & 23%
1769 & $ 24 14%
1770 & 104 226 19%
1771 & 14%
1772 & 10%
1773 & 6%

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