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République Française Collot

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Obv: SIT NOMEN DOMINI BENEDICTUM (cross) 1767 around a crowned wreath that has been counterstamped RF within a scalloped oval, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim and struck off-center on a cracked planchet Rev: COLONIES (curved) / FRANCOISES (curved) over two L-shaped devices with L. at left...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

French Colonial Issue, minted 1767; countermarked and circulated 1793

Mint

Paris, France

Place of Use

French West Indies & Louisiana

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 701

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28.5 mm, 12.35 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.44 oz.)

Accession Number

01.133

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins