(1515-47) FRANCE ECU'OR Francois I NGC MS61

$3,670.00 USD

Obverse:  Crowned arms of France.
Reverse:  Cross fleurée with "F" with pellets above and fleur-de-lis in angles.

François I is known for his patronage of the arts and his support of the French Renaissance. He is also remembered for his military campaigns, including his capture of the Italian city of Milan in 1515. This coin provides a valuable glimpse into the currency used during this important period of French history.

FR-345. 3.48g