Belgium 1 Flanders 1362, Louis II


Country Belgium
Territory / Region Flanders
Face Value 1 Flanders
Name Belgium 1 Flanders 1362, Louis II
Issue Year / Date: 1362
Production Type Hammered
Weight 3.83 g
Size / Diameter 30 mm
Composition Gold
Obverse Armoured knight on horseback galloping left brandishing a sword. Legend: LVDOVIC´oDEI GRΛ:COMЄS Ƶ Dn
Reverse CCross fleurée in quadrilobe with leaves at angles and trefoils in spandrels. Legend: +XPC:VIИCIT:XP
Description Louis II of Flanders (25 October 1330, Male – 30 January 1384, Lille), also known as Louis of Male, a member of the House of Dampierre, was Count of Flanders, Nevers and Rethel from 1346 as well as Count of Artois and Burgundy from 1382 until his death.