Mintage of 20,000 coins!
This Proof Silver coin, which contains .900 Silver, is part of the “From Clovis to the Republic – 1,500 Years of French History” series. This series will contain 15 coins over 5 years and highlights French heritage by honoring ten kings, two emperors and three presidents who helped shape the French nation. This is the seventh issue of this series and the first for 2013. Louis XI known as Louis the Prudent, strengthened the royal authority during his reign from 1461 to 1483. He was known for founding the French postal system. The obverse displays the profile of Louis XI wearing his well-known hat decorated with religious medals. The reverse of the coin represents one of the infamous cages used in the reign of Louis XI. There known as fillettes (little girls) because of their small height which prevented the prisoner inside from standing up. Each of these beautiful Silver coins comes in a box and with a certificate of authenticity.
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|Mint Mark:||Not Shown|
|Metal Content:||0.64 troy oz|
|Manufacturer:||Monnaie de Paris|