Аверс: легенда: (CROIX DE LORRAINE) CARO: D: G: CAL: LOTAR: B: GEL: DVX.
Аверс: описание: Buste barbu de Charles III cuirassé, la tête nue à droite, avec le petit col fraisé.
Аверс: перевод: (Charles, par la grâce de Dieu, duc de Calabre, Lorraine, Bar et Gueldre).
Реверс: легенда: (CROIX DE LORRAINE) MONETA. NOVA (MM) NANCEI. CVSA.
Реверс: Описание: Écu couronné écartelé, au 1 mi-parti de Hongrie et de Naples (Anjou-Sicile), au 2 mi-parti de Jérusalem et d'Aragon, au 3 mi-parti d'Anjou et de Gueldre, au 4 de Flandre et de Bar, brochant sur le tout un écu de Lorraine.
Реверс: перевод: (Monnaie nouvelle frappée à Nancy).
LORRAINE - Duchy of Lorraine - THE GRAND DUKE CHARLES III
Charles III (1543-1608) is the son of Francis I (1544 -1545) and Christine of Denmark, the niece of Charles Quint. He was born in Nancy February 18, 1543 and died May 14, 1608. Succeeding his father 12 June 1545 under the regency of his mother, he was declared of age in 1555 and married Claude de France, daughter of Henry II in 1560. He tried to maintain a strict neutrality between France and the Empire. Deeply Catholic, he struggled fiercely against Protestantism. At the accession of Francis II and Mary Stuart Guise by his mother, Charles has a great credit to the court of France which remains under Charles IX. He founded the Academy of Pont-à-Mousson and decided that the year begin on 1 January from 1580. It beautifies Nancy. From 1584, he joined the Holy League to overthrow his brother Henri III funding and helping his cousin the Duke of Guise. After the death of Guise, and Henry III, he supported the Duke of Mayenne and signed peace with Henry IV in 1595. Henry, son of Charles, married Catherine de Bourbon, sister of Henry IV in 1598. Charles died in 1608 in Lorraine in peace.