1786 France Gold Double Louis D'OR NGC AU 55

$4,725.00 USD

The Double Louis d'Or was minted during the reign of King Louis XVI of France. This period was marked by significant political and social upheaval, leading up to the French Revolution. The coin itself is a testament to the economic conditions and the monarchy's efforts to stabilize the currency during turbulent times.

The obverse of the coin features a portrait of King Louis XVI, facing left. The inscription around the portrait typically reads "LUD. XVI D. G. FR. ET NAV. REX," which translates to "Louis XVI, by the Grace of God, King of France and Navarre".

The reverse showcases the crowned arms of France and Navarre, symbolizing the union of these two regions. The design includes a shield with three fleur-de-lis, surrounded by the Order of the Holy Spirit.