FRANCE In the name of Henry III, during the reign of Henry IV 1589-1610 Demi-Franc 1590 Near EF

World Coins - FRANCE In the name of Henry III, during the reign of Henry IV 1589-1610 Demi-Franc 1590 Near EF
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AR Demi-Franc 6.98g. 29mm. 1590 Bordeaux Mint.

Laureate and cuirassed bust right; date below.

:HENRICVS. III. D (MG) G. FRAN. ET. PO REX -K / 1590

Cross fleuronée centered with 'H' monogram.

K (retrograde) :SIT. NOMEN. DOMINI. BENEDICTV.

Duplessy 1190; Lafaurie 1037

Deeply toned. Rare variety with date at shoulder of bust.

Six mints, including Bordeaux, continued to strike coins in the name of Henry III for part of the year 1590. Listed as unique by Duplessy, though a handful of examples are known in recent auction records. Includes old collection envelope/ticket. Envelope reads 'Bought in Paris April 1954'


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