1756 France 1 Écu - Louis XV

$95.95

1756 France 1 Écu silver crown.  Planchet adjustment marks (not scratches) on obverse.  In far better condition than the typical 18th century crown, with rare original surfaces.  Subtle golden toning, most visible on obverse.

A very large 1 Écu silver coin of the Kingdom of France under Louis XV "The Well Beloved", great-grandson and successor of the Sun King.  "L" mintmark, Bayonne.  

Coin Specifications
Country France
Years 1742-1771
Denomination Ecu (Écu)
Metal Alloy Silver (.917 fine)
Weight 29.5g
Diameter 41mm
Obverse

"LUD·XV·D·G·FR·ET NA·RE· BD"

(LUDOVICO XV DEI GRATIA FRANCIAE ET NAVARRE REX BÉARN DOMINUS)

"Louis XV, by the Grace of God, King of France and Navarre, Lord of Béarn"

Reverse

"SIT NOMEN DOMINI BENEDICTUM"

"Blessed be the name"

Edge

"DOMINE SALVU FAC REGEM"
"God save the King"

 

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