1787 France Gold Double Louis D'OR NGC AU 58

$5,333.00 USD

The Double Louis D'OR was minted in 1787, during the reign of King Louis XV. The coinage from this period reflects the last years of the French monarchy before the transition to a republic.

The obverse of the coin features the portrait of King Louis XVI. The inscription reads "LUD·XVI·D·G·FR·ET NAV·REX," translating to "Louis XVI, by the grace of God, King of France and Navarre".

The reverse often depicts the crowned arms of France and Navarre, representing the royal authority and the union of the two regions. The legend on the reverse include "CHRS·REGN·VINC·IMPER," meaning "Christ reigns, conquers, and commands," which underscores the divine right of kingship.