France, Charles V (the Wise) (1364-80), gold Franc à pied – MS 64

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France, Charles V (the Wise) (1364-80), gold Franc à pied, Paris mint, struck from 20 April 1365, KAROLVS ˣ DI ˣ GR FRAИCORV ˣ RЄX, King standing facing within Gothic…
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France, Charles V (the Wise) (1364-80), gold Franc à pied, Paris mint, struck from 20 April 1365, KAROLVS ˣ DI ˣ GR FRAИCORV ˣ RЄX, King standing facing within Gothic arch, holding a sword and Main de Justice; semé of seven lis to left and right. Rev. ✠ XPC ∗ VIHCIT ∗ XPC ∗ RЄGHAT ∗ XPC ∗ IMPЄRAT, cross tréflée, pellet within angled quadrilobe at centre, cantoned with lis in first and fourth quarters, crown in second and third; all within angled quadrilobe, lis in spandrels (Grier. 331; Dupl. 360; Ciani 457; Fried. 284).

In NGC holder graded MS 64, only eight known that are finer grade. Exquisite piece.

Specification

Period 1364 - 1380
Date 1365
Coin Group

World

Denomination

Franc

Country

France

Coin House

Royales

Metal

Gold

Mint Mark

Paris

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