Numismatics
Ruler: Louis XVI, King of France, French, 1754–1793, ruled 1774–92
Mint: Orléans
Artist: Unknown

Silver Écu of Louis XVI of France

1792

Silver

29.08 g, 6:00, 38.3 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Reverend William H. Owen, B.A. 1897
2001.87.21288
Culture: 
French
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Orleans, France
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Reverend William H. Owen, to 1938; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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