France - Ecu d'or au soleil (Paris) Charles VIII (1483-1498) - Gold

Description
France - Ecu d'or au soleil (Paris) Charles VIII (1483-1498) - Gold
Very fine

Diameter 26 mm, 3.40 g.

Obverse:
Inscription obverse: (LIS) KAROLVS° DEI° GRA° FRANCORVM° REX (MM), (PUNCTUATION BY TWO SUPERPOSED RINGS).
Description: Crowned French ecu, under a sun.
Translation obverse: Charles, by the Grace of God, King of the Franks

Reverse:
Title: (LIS) XPS° VINCIT° XPS° REGNAT° XPS° IMPERAT, (PUNCTUATION BY TWO SUPERPOSED RINGS).
Description reverse: Cross with fleur-de-lys, quatrefoil in the centre.
Reverse translation: Christ reigns, Christ vanquishes, Christ commands.

Lot details
Year/Period and Variation
(Paris) Charles VIII (1483-1498)
Precious metal
Gold
Condition
Very fine
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