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French coin of Louis XIV
Silver
Mint: Paris, 1643
Diam: 40 mm; Weight: 27.28 gr; Axis: 6
Gift of B. M. Jungwitz, Paris, in memory of his father Benjamin ben Abraham
 
 
Obverse: Bust of Louis XIV to right, laureate and draped, surrounded by Latin inscription: LVD.XIIII.D.G. FR.ET.NAV.REX
Reverse: Shield surmounted by a crown (French royal symbol), surrounded by Latin inscription: SIT.NOMEN.DOMINI.BENEDICTVM.1643


Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir