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The Treasure of Rue Mouffetard – Gold Louis d’Or Auctions

The Treasure of Rue Mouffetard –Gold Louis d’Or for Sale

Discover the prestigious auctions of Gold Louis d’or from the rue Mouffetard treasure, between 1939 and 1972.

Out of the 3 major auctions that took place in 1939, 1952 and 1972, 29 mint names and 31 years were listed from 1726 to 1756, exclusively during the reign of Louis XV.

Mint names : Paris, Rouen, Caen, Lyon, Tours, Poitiers, La Rochelle, Bordeaux, Limoges, Bayonne, Toulouse, Montpellier, Riom, Dijon, Orléans, Perpignan, Reims, Nantes, Troyes, Amiens, Bourges, Grenoble, Metz, Strasbourg, Besançon, Lille, Aix, Rennes, Pau.

Gradings ranging from G to GEM.

The types listed are exclusively:

  • Gold Louis d’or aux lunettes
  • Gold Half-Louis d’or aux lunettes
  • Gold Double-Louis d’or au bandeau
  • Gold Louis d’or au bandeau
  • Gold Half-Louis d’or au bandeau

Gold Half-Louis d’or aux lunettes, Gold half-Louis d’or au bandeau and Gold double-Louis d’or au bandeau are very rare and highly sought after types amongst collectors..

The Rue Mouffetard Treasure Auction Archives

The Treasure of Rue Mouffetard – Catalogue of Louis XV gold coins from the Rue Mouffetard treasure.
Auction held at Hôtel DROUOT on Friday 16th June 1939 – Expert Etienne Bourgey, auctioneer Roger Walther.

The coins in this auction were exclusively from the Rue Mouffetard treasure, including the following types: Gold Louis d’or aux lunettes, Gold 1/2 Louis d’or aux lunettes, Gold double-Louis d’or“au bandeau, Gold Louis d’or au bandeau, Gold 1/2 Louis d’or au bandeau. The coins were from various mint names and different years.

The Treasure of Rue Mouffetard – Catalogue of Louis XV gold coins from the Rue Mouffetard treasure.
Auction held at Hôtel DROUOT on 20th and 21st March 1952 – Expert Etienne Bourgey, auctioneer Maurice Rheims.

The coins in this auction were exclusively from the Rue Mouffetard treasure, including the following types: Gold Louis d’or aux lunettes, Gold 1/2 Louis d’or aux lunettes, Gold Louis d’or au bandeau, Gold 1/2 Louis d’or au bandeau. The coins from this auction were from various mint names and different years.

The Treasure of Rue Mouffetard – Catalogue of Louis XV gold coins from the Rue Mouffetard treasure.
Auction held at Hôtel DROUOT on Friday 8th December 1972 – Expert Emile Bourgey, auctioneer Jean Morelle.

The coins in this auction were exclusively from the Rue Mouffetard treasure, including the following types: Gold Louis d’or aux lunettes, Gold 1/2 Louis d’or aux lunettes, Gold double-Louis d’or au bandeau, Gold Louis d’or au bandeau. The coins from this auction were from various mint names and years.

You will find some items from this fabulous French treasure for sale in our shop, coveted by most of our collectors.

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