François I, 1540

Duplessy 884; Friedberg 350, PCGS graded AU Details

Toulouse. 1st type, 24 February 1540. + FRANCISCVS DEI GRATIA FRACO REX, crowned arms of France between two crowned salamanders on a field of lis; sun above. Reverse: + XPS VINCIT XPS REGNAT XPS IMPERT, cross fleurdelisée with alternating Fs and crowned salamanders on a field of lis in the angles.

Ex MDC Monaco (15 November 2018), 363