|The origin of the apothicaries of the King of France comes from Louis IX. Their role was to prepare the remedies, liquors and preserves for the king and his family. They also assisted the king’s surgeon.
Obverse : LUD XVI REX CHRISTIANISS.
Reverse : in the centre : Erit haec quoque cognita monstris ; circular legend : Animo manuque civibus utiles ; bottom legend : Les huit apoticaires du Roy / 1764
Photo : Cabinet des Monnaies et Médailles, Bibliothèque Nationale de France
Reference : Feuardent F2958