1450-57 France Gold ECU D'OR King Francois II NGC MS 62

$23,625.00 USD


The France Gold Écu d'Or of King Francois II, graded NGC MS 62, is a remarkable coin with rich historical and numismatic significance. Minted during the short reign of Francois II (1559-1560), this gold coin represents the turbulent period in French history marked by political intrigue and religious conflicts. The Écu d'Or was a significant denomination used in substantial transactions and reflected the economic strength of France during the Renaissance.

The obverse of the coin features a detailed portrait of King Francois II, adorned in regal attire, surrounded by inscriptions denoting his name and titles. This side of the coin showcases the exceptional craftsmanship and artistry of the period, highlighting the young king's image and the authority of the French monarchy.

On the reverse, the coin displays the royal coat of arms of France, featuring three fleurs-de-lis, along with inscriptions indicating the coin's denomination and other relevant details. These elements emphasize the royal heritage and the enduring legacy of the French crown.