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France (Dombes) 1/12 Ecu  1664 to 1668
France (Dombes) 1/12 Ecu 1664 to 1668

This coin comes from the old French Duchy of Dombes which was ruled by Anne Marie Louise d Orleans between 1650 and 1693. If you squint at the inscriptions you can make out 'ANNE MARIE' and 'DOMBES,' but only with plenty of literary license. The actual inscriptions read

AN MA LOV PRINC SOVV DE DOM
DNS ADIVTOR ET REDEM MEVS

The denomination is 1/12th of an ecu, where the ecu was the 'silver dollar' of the day.

Values of these coins run like this:

worn: $25 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $80
well preserved: $200

Since requester Sosovac's coin has a hole in it, the value is close to zero. Collectors will not buy holed coins.

Coin: 20838 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: sosovac, Tue, 15-Mar-2016 18:19:40 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Tue, 15-Mar-2016 20:52:49 GMT
Requester description: 1665 obverse portrait facing right, reverse emblem with crown and year 1665.
silver coin ANMALOVPRI... SOVVDEDOM - obv
DNS ADIVIORREDEMMEVS 1665 - rev
Tags: france dombes 1 12 ecu gaul francaises francais french rf francaise francie franciaise franciase fance francai fran fracaise sovvdedom dns rev emblem crown year silver emblemm emblams emblim emblems enmblem crowned tiara crwon crpwn crowns tiarra crowning tiera feinsilber siliver sliver siver argent silber silverish slver silb flower fleur coat shield arms florets blossom fler fleurs lises petals leis lisse flowerettes flur folwers stems trefoils floral lily petels orchid lis posy bouquet flowers fllower flour orcid bud lilly lei petal bloomed trefoil floret floer stem flowery lilys fluer fleures pedals sheild coats shiled crests shied chevrons shileld shild escucheon insignia arm shelid crested crest chevron creast shields

  

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