1746/4-A Sou Marque. Paris Mint. Vlack-25b, var. First Semester. MS-62 (PCGS).36.2 grains. A beautiful example with bright, lustrous surfaces that exhibit full silvering. Lightly toned in iridescent gold with only a touch of softness along the lower borders that gives way to bold to sharp detail elsewhere. First semester strikings of this overdate variety are unlisted in the 2004 Vlack reference on French billon coinage.PCGS# 915855.From the Sydney F. Martin Collection.