|of these articles treats French gold and silver coins. For other meanings of the three-letter combination see ECU.|
Gold coins- also “Écu d'or” (the Königsbüste showing: “Louis d'or “), in German in allusion on the sun as symbol of the sun king “sun pistol”, illustrated starting from 1703 on the coins, mentioned - were coined/shaped to varying exchange rates into the silver unit livre - the fluctuations between thatGenerally silver-fixed Münzfuss did not permit static adjustment of gold coins to metal values.
The Écu brightly (also “ECU d'argent” or “Louis brightly” mentioned) to the value of 60 Sols respectively 3 Livres from 1641 to 1794 was coined/shaped. The value corresponded thereby at the same time the international Rechungseinheit of realm valleys howthe Patagon, that in fact realm valley coin of the Netherlands and Brabants.
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