1752/1-A Sou Marque. Paris Mint. Vlack-32a. Unique. First Semester. VF Details--Damage (PCGS).31.8 grains. The discovery coin for this Vlack number, and still unique as of this writing. Wear is uneven due to both bends in the planchet and a concentration of heavy scratches at the upper reverse, which features explain the PCGS qualifier. Most major design elements are at least partially discernible, however, with a bold A mintmark and clear date to allow ready appreciation of the diagnostic feature within the primary digit 2. Blended pewter and golden-gray patina overall.PCGS# 915862.From the Sydney F. Martin Collection. Earlier ex Jeff Rock, September 2006. The plate coin for the variety in the 2004 Vlack reference on French billion coinage in the Americas.