|Title||1739-H French Colonies Sou Marque|
|Service Catalog #||159730|
1739-H SOU M French Colonies Sou Marque, La Rochelle Mint, Vlack 95, R.4, MS64 NGC. First semester. Die alignment: 180?. A lustrous Choice Uncirculated example of this French billon issue very rarely encountered in this state of preservation. The coin's silvering is fully intact and has developed an attractive golden toning that contrasts with the darker gray of the legends and devices for a very appealing visual impression. This date/mint combination was lacking from the extensive Ford collection sold in 2006. NGC population 1 with 0 higher (9/17). Listed on page 55 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15231, realized $1440. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX|