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« on: November 25, 2017, 04:25:37 pm »

So I have wanted a piece of French hammered gold for a while.  find the historical figures represented by these coin to be fascinating individuals. This may be my first piece of French gold, but it probably will not be my last.


http://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-141420

France; François I (1515-1547)
gold Écu d'or au soleil.
Attractive lustrous issue Nice lustre with minor nick and scratch.
3.3gr .917 gold.
Duplessy 775; Fr. 345
The Canadian Numismatic Auction Company. November 2017 public TOREX Auction, Lot 518
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« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2017, 02:56:32 pm »

Nice coin

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« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2017, 06:06:06 pm »

very nice, I am torn, I like seeing a beautiful coin, but I am tempted by it to start a whole new area of collecting.  must... limit.... myself!!! <grin>
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« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2017, 09:58:35 pm »

Thanks to all for the kind comments.
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« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2017, 11:20:42 pm »

Hi orf,

That's a beautiful coin.

I like it. Smiley

I agree with JBF. It's so difficult to allocate your resources.

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« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2017, 11:32:09 pm »

Hi, orfew ... wow, congrats on the new golden addition (that's a very nice coin)

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« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2017, 01:05:32 pm »

Thanks to all for the kind comments
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