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

1 Sol of Louis XVI, King of France from La Rochelle

1754–93

Copper

10.36 g, 6:00, 29.6 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Irving Dillaye-Vann, B.A. 1897
2001.87.21275
Geography: 
Made in La Rochelle, France
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
French
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Irving Dillaye-Van, to about 1938; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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