- Coin of the Day: On Aug. 13, 1792, King Louis XVI of France was formally arrested; he was sent to the guillotine less than six months later. This 1792A France 2 Sols comes from a brief time during the French Revolution when the idea of retaining Louis XVI as a constitutional monarch was promoted.
Obverse: Bust left
Obverse Legend: LOUIS XVI ROI DES FRANCOIS
Reverse: Liberty cap above fasces, oak wreath in background
Reverse Legend: LANATION LA LOI LE ROI
3 DE LA LIBERTE, below