1745/4/3-A Sou Marque. Paris Mint. Vlack-24, var. Second Semester. EF-45 (PCGS).32.4 grains. Traces of peripheral silvering remain to surfaces that are warmly toned in pewter-gray. Well defined overall for the assigned grade, although the centers are a bit softly struck. Close inspection with a loupe readily reveals traces of the underdigits. This overdate variety is unlisted in the 2004 Vlack reference on French billon coinage.PCGS# 915853.From the Sydney F. Martin Collection.