The Liard de France was a French coin, worth three deniers, which appeared under Louis XIV and was the smallest in use in the period prior to the Revolution. This example was unearthed at the school playing field in June 2019.

It is 23 mm in diameter, weighs around 4 grams, was made of a copper alloy and was minted in 1658. The figure on the front face is the Sun King, Louis XIV who reigned from 1643 to 1715.

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