1701 Gold Louis D'OR King Louis XIV NGC AU 58

$11,813.00 USD

The coin was minted under the reign of King Louis XIV, also known as the Sun King, who led France from 1643 to 1715. The Louis D'OR was introduced as part of a monetary reform during King Louis XIV's reign, marking a new era in French coinage.

The obverse features a right-facing laureate head of King Louis XIV. It bears the Latin inscription "LVD. XIIII. D. G FR. ET. NAV. REX," which translates to "Louis XIV, by the grace of God, King of France and Navarre".

The reverse showcases a crowned back-to-back 'L's, the Hand of Justice, and a scepter cross at the center. The Latin motto "CHRS. REGN. VINC. IMP." translates to "Christ reigns, conquers, commands".