Tag Archive for: Philippe VI

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Philippe VI King Couronne d’or 1328-1350

Philippe VI, 1340 Duplessy 252; Friedberg 275, PCGS graded MS-63 The couronne d’or denomination was introduced by Philip VI in 1340 and departs from the king’s earlier types featuring the image of the king seated or standing in various…
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Philippe VI King Angel d’or 1328-1350

Philippe VI, 1341 Duplessy 255; Friedberg 273, PCGS graded AU-58 Philip VI struck a larger gold denomination known as the ange d’or (“gold angel”) alongside his St. George florin. Continuing the theme of saintly defnders of the florin,…
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Philippe VI King Florin Georges 1328-1350

Philippe VI, 1346 Duplessy 257A; Friedberg 272, PCGS graded MS-63 In 1341, Philip VI introduced a new gold florin denomination featuring the somewhat unexpected obverse type depicting St. George charging left on horseback and spearing…
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Philippe VI King Royal d’or 1328-1350

Philippe VI, 1328 Duplessy 247; Friedberg 271, PCGS graded MS-63 2 May 1328. PhS REX FRACOR, king standing facing under gothic dais, holding scepter. Reverse: + XPC VInCIT XPC REG?AT XPC IMPERAT, cross fleurdelisée in quatrelobe;…
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Philippe VI King Ecu d’or a la chaise 1328-1350

Philippe VI, 1337 Duplessy 249; Friedberg 270, PCGS graded MS-63 1 January 1337. + PhILLIPPVS DEI GRA FRAnCORVM REX, king seated facing on ornate Gothic throne, holding shield and sword; all within tressure of arches / + XPC VI?CIT…
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Philippe VI King Chaise d’or 1328-1350

Philippe VI, 1346 Duplessy 258; Friedberg 269, PCGS graded MS-64 Philip VI struck his own version of Philip IV’s chaise d’or denomination beginning in 1328. As on the Capetian model, the type depicts the king seated on a Gothic throne,…
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Philippe VI King 2 Royal d’or 1328-1350

Philippe VI, 1340 Duplessy 253; Friedberg 267, PCGS graded AU-58 6 April 1340. P? DEI GRA FRAnC REX, king seated facing within gothic arch, holding short lis-tipped scepter and cruciform scepter. Reverse: + XPC VI?CIT XPC REG?AT XPC…
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Philippe VI King Pavillion d’or 1328-1350

Philippe VI, 1339 Duplessy 251; Friedberg 266, PCGS graded MS-65 8 June 1339. (lis) PhILIPPVS DEI GRA FRANChORVM REX, king enthroned facing within tent decorated with lis, pointing upward and holding lis-tipped scepter. Reverse: +…
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Philippe VI King Lion d’or 1328-1350

Philippe VI, 1338 Duplessy 250; Friedberg 265, PCGS graded MS-63 The lion d’or was a gold denomination introduced by Philip VI in 1338. Although the image of the king seated on a throne ornamented with Gothic architectural motifs is…
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Philippe VI King Parisis d’or 1328-1350

Philippe VI, 1329 Duplessy 248; Friedberg 264, PCGS graded MS-63 When Charles IV died without a male heir, the succession devolved upon his paternal cousin who assumed the throne as Philip VI and became the founder of the Valois dynasty…