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1640 countermark on a Louis XI Blanc a la Couronne, Ciani 755-6 type, Duplessy 550

Currency:CAD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:375.00 CAD Estimated At:750.00 - 850.00 CAD
1640 countermark on a Louis XI Blanc a la Couronne, Ciani 755-6 type, Duplessy 550
SOLD
450.00CAD+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2019 May 02 @ 18:00UTC-4 : AST/EDT

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Host Coin of Louis XI (ruled 1461-1483), Vlack 1c Type - 1640 countermark on a Louis XI Blanc a la Couronne, Ciani 755-6 type, Duplessy 550. 1st Emission, authorized December 31, 1461. Very Fine, a strongly impressed countermark on the reverse, causing some flattening at the area opposite on the obverse. The host coin is quite strong, with nearly full legends and sharp design detail, which always aids in attribution. Dark golden hue, no appreciable marks or damage. An extremely rare host coin, rated a full R-8 by Vlack.