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This 14.7 grams, 33mm silver ½ Ecu is hard to find in this condition. Stunning portrait of young Louis XV..  The reign of Louis XV was for France an era of prosperity and economic development, at the same time as that of an extreme flowering of the arts, letters and sciences. Married to Marie Leczynska of Poland in 1725, Louis XV had a son, Louis, born in 1729, who died in 1765, leaving himself three sons: the future Louis XVI, Louis XVIII and Charles X.

References: Dy Royales #1681; Ciani # 2125   

1746 W Louis XV The Beloved AR ½ Ecu France

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