Sou d'or (Solidus), 1 E

Obverse legend
Reverse legend

DN HIVDOHVNC (Laureate and draped bust of Louis The Pious on the right, the letters N retrograde).

IIIVIIIIOIIIINVM (circular legend around a cross surrounded by a circle made up of dots).

Photo of a coin sold by Jean Elsen & ses Fils S.A., link to the sale:, link to their website:


The letters following the number (1 A, 1 B..) classify the coins according to their quality of representation.


Obverse legend copied: DN HLVDOVVICVS IMP AVG

Reverse legend copied: NVMVS DIVINVM


I have considered that the group of letters I on the reverse, which are wider and closer, are letters M.

G F XF 40 AU 58 MS 63 MS 65
1 3.000 4.000 ? ? ? ?