1515-47 1 Ecu d'Or "a la Petite Croix" NGC MS63 - Hard Asset Management, Inc

1515-47 1 Ecu d'Or "a la Petite Croix" NGC MS63

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Coin ID: 4304756005

Francis I (12 September 1494 – 31 March 1547) was the first King of France from the Angoulême branch of the House of Valois, reigning from 1515 until his death.
He was the son of Charles, Count of Angoulême, and Louise of Savoy. He succeeded his cousin and father-in-law Louis XII, who died without a son. Crowned arms, small radiate sun above/Rev: Two F’s and two fleur de lis in angles of cross. Small cross added to both the obverse and reverse designs. Scarce in this quality mint state!