FRANCE Louis XIV The Peace of the Pyrenees by J. Hardi




Collections: Medals, World Medals

Product type: Medal

Vendor: Britannianumismatics



FRANCE Louis XIV 1660 The Peace of the Pyrenees, 38.10mm silvered bronze 25.57 grams by Jean Hardi  (later 19th century restrike)

Obverse: King facing right, LVD XIIII D.G. FR ET NAV REX / HARDI . F

Reverse: handclasp on field of fleurs de lys, eternal concord, AETERNAE CONCORDIAE FRANCIAE ET HISPANIAE 1660

Edge: Cornucopia privy mark (Paris Mint) BRONZE

The complete list of French privy marks is listed below.

Antique Lamp (Lampe Antique) . March 1832 – October 1841, Gold and Silver strikes.

Anchor and C interlaced (Ancre et C) , October 1841 – Sept. 1842. Bronze, Silver, Gold.

Prou Antique (Antique Prow) , 1842 – 1845.

Pointing Hand (Main Indicatrice) , June 1845- October 1860.

Bee (Abeille) , November 1860 – December 1879.

Cornucopia (Corne d'Abondance) , Jan. 1, 1880 – present.

Cornucopia plus date of actual striking, 1966 – present.