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    - ID: 257

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 1998-02-11

    LANDAU.
    French occupation during the siege, 1702.

    Siege-square piece of 4 livres 4 sols 1702.

    Av.: Round stamp with the shield of General Mélac, below, square die with 4.LIVRE.4.S/LANDAV.1702,at the edge, nine dies with the lily.
    Rv. Engraving: WIE*MAN*SCHREIB*1702/DA*GAB*MAN*18ff*BRODE*VOR/EIN*EY*IN*DER* BELAGERVNG/*LANDAV
    24,94 g.

    Ref.: cf. Maillet pl. LXIX. Brause 15/3. Rigö Iia.

    Prov.: Dorotheum auction 486, Nov. 1997, no. 703.

    FAKE