Sou d'or (Solidus), 1 K

Obverse legend
Reverse legend

?IVIIIOIIVIIV (Laureate and draped bust of Louis The Pious on the right).

IIIOVIIIIOIIIIVIIID (circular legend with the letter D retrograde, 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


On the reverse, in my opinion, the form M at 6 o'clock is a representation of the ribbons of the crown, these lines being inclined and joining towards the crown.

G F XF 40 AU 58 MS 63 MS 65
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