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

Silver 15 Sol of Louis XVI of France

1789

Silver

4.41 g, 6:00, 21.6 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Paul M. Atkins, B.A. 1914
2001.87.23217
Culture: 
French
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in France
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Paul M. Atkins, to about 1972; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1972 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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