2022 5 oz Canadian Relics of New France: Louis XIV 30 Deniers Proof Silver 2-Coin Set
This modern tribute revisits the 1711 Louis XIV 30 deniers featured on the 2021 Relics of New France gold piece and shows you the other side of the coin: the obverse! The monogram of the long-reigning King Louis XIV has been faithfully re-created on a 5 oz. 99.99% fine silver coin, which is presented alongside a genuine 30-deniers coin that instantly evokes images of life in New France. Own a replica AND a relic! This two-coin set is an extraordinary tribute to an important coin in Canadian history.
Your coin’s reverse re-creates the Louis XIV 30 deniers obverse design by engraver Norbert Roettiers (1665-1727). It features the crowned doubled monogram of King Louis XIV of France flanked by three fleurs-de-lis, along with the Latin inscription “LVD · XIIII · FR · ET · NAV · REX · 1711” (“Louis XIV, by the grace of God, king of France and Navarre, 1711”). The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.C577