1749/8 Gold Louis D'OR King Louis XV NGC MS 63

$11,813.00 USD

The Louis d'Or was a gold coin that was first introduced by King Louis XIII of France in 1640 and continued to be minted until the French Revolution. The coin was named after the king and became a symbol of the stability and power of France under the Bourbon monarchs.

The obverse of the coin features a portrait of King Louis XV. The design includes the king's head facing left with the legend "LUD • XV • D • G • FR • ET NAV • REX," which translates to "Louis XV, by the grace of God, King of France and Navarre"

The reverse depicts the crowned arms of France and Navarre. The legend "CHRS • REGN • VINC • IMPER," stands for "Christ reigns, conquers, and commands," which was a statement of the divine right of the king to rule.