Isle de Bourbon Coin

AN00679387_001_l.jpg

Title

Isle de Bourbon Coin

Original Format

coin

Physical Dimensions

Weight: 1.59 grammes
Diameter: 22 millimetres

Description

Description Billon coin. (obverse)
Crown at top centre. Three fleurs-de-lis at centre. Inscription around the edges. (reverse)
Inscription at centre and around the edges.

Denomination

sou

Production Place

Isles de Bourbon

Inscription(s)

Inscription Type
inscription
Inscription Position
obverse
Inscription Language
French
Inscription Content
LOUIS XVI.R.DE FR.ET DE NAV.
Inscription Type
inscription
Inscription Position
reverse
Inscription Language
French
Inscription Content
ISLES DE FR ET DE BOURBON / 3 SOUS / 1781 / A

Authority

Isle de France

Date

1781

Museum Number

SSB,155.1.1

Source

British Museum, Department of Coins and Medals

Source URL

https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/C_SSB-155-1-1

Acquisition name

Donated by: Dorothea, Lady Banks
Previous owner: Sarah Sophia Banks

Acquisition Date

1818

Rights

CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Trustees of the British Museum

Citation

“Isle de Bourbon Coin,” Exploring The Collections of Sarah Sophia Banks, accessed August 12, 2020, http://www.sarahsophiabanks.com/items/show/13.

Output Formats