Old laureate head with short hair/Rev: Four cruciform crowned double L's over crossed insignia. One year type from the Bayonne mint! Extremely RARE as this is the only specimen graded by NGC for this date/mint! Incredible quality with absolutely no problems and luster still remaining in the devices! Extremely Rare Louis XIV (5 September 1638 – 1 September 1715), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (Roi Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who reigned as King of France from 1643 until his death in 1715. Starting at the age of 5,his reign of 72 years and 110 days is the longest recorded of any monarch of a sovereign country in European history. In the age of absolutism in Europe, Louis XIV's France was a leader in the growing centralization of power. The coin age of Louis XIV is much appreciated by numismatists.