France. Louis IX (1226-1270). Gros tournois

Description
France. Louis IX (1226-1270). Gros tournois
Silver - Ungraded

FRANCE, Royal. Louis IX (Saint Louis). 1226–1270.

Size: 26 mm. Weight: 3.8 g.

Obverse:
Legend on the obverse side: + LVDOVICVS. REX; EXTERIOR LEGEND: + BNDICTV: SIT: HOME: DHI: NRI: DEI: IHV. XPI, (PONCTUATION BY THREE "BESANTS" ON TOP OF EACH OTHER).
Description of the obverse side: Cross.
Translation of the obverse side legend: 'King Louis; May the name of our Lord Jesus Christ be blessed.'

Reverse:
Reverse side legend: + TVRONVS. CIVIS, (N BOULETÉE).
Description of the reverse side: Tours castle with a cross on top; exterior border comprised of twelve lilies (two points abutting the top oval and lily).
Translation of the reverse side legend: 'City of Tours.'

Lot details
Country/province
France
Ruler
Louis IX (1226-1270)
Denomination
Gros tournois
Precious metal
Silver
Condition
Ungraded
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