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LOUIS XVI Last king of France of the Old Regime...

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LOUIS XVI Last king of France of the Old Regime at the age of 20 years. Son of Louis Ferdinand and Marie-Josèphe de Saxe Grandson of Louis XV 10 May 1774 - 4 September 1791. King of the French 4 September 1791 - 10 August 1792 (guillotined 21 January 1793) LUD. XVI. D. G. FR. ET. NAV. REX. His naked head signed DUVIV. Ancient temple, mark of Antoine du Temple. R/. CHRS REGN VINC IMP. Two rectangular shields crowned with the arms of France and Navarre. Mill wheel, mark of Jean Moulinier and date. Dy 1706; Gad 363; Fr 474 Double-louis of gold with naked bust 1786 K = Bordeaux (15,20 g) Straw metal forming a scratch on the reverse. Superb/Very nice. Expert : CABINET JEAN VINCHON NUMISMATIQUE - Tél: +33(0)1 42 97 50 00

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