AV Ecu d'or neuf a la couronne ND Chalons sur Marne Mint Charles VII "the Victorious" 1422-61 king of France (House of Valois) MS-63 ex: Terner collection obv. Crowned arms of France/ flanked by two fleus de lys rev. Floriated Cross in Quadrilobe/ Crown in each angle 28mm. 3.53g. .999 Charles introduced this new gold coin, after the French finally started winning some battles vs the English. Joan of Arc led the French in taking back territories under English Rule. During the reign of Charles VI "the Fool" the gold coinage was debased from 24 carats to 23 carats. This new coin was pure gold=24 carats again.