1744/3-A Sou Marque. Paris Mint. Vlack-23b. Rarity-7. First Semester. AU-55 (PCGS).32.8 grains. Mottled antique gold and silver-russet patina to satiny, overall smooth-looking surfaces. The strike is well centered with most features boldly to sharply rendered. The overdate feature is very deceptive, as described by Vlack, but there is a trace of a 3 underdigit protruding from the top of the final digit 4.PCGS# 915851.From the Sydney F. Martin Collection. Earlier from our (Stacks) sale of the Robert A. Vlack Collection, January 2008 Americana Sale, lot 5277. The plate coin for the variety in the 2004 Vlack reference on French billon coinage in the Americas.