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JETONS

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WJ 7019

English ’sterling bust’ Copper Alloy Jeton. Bust of king facing inside border of pellets. ® Long cross patonce with six-pellet clusters in angles and border of pellets. Early 14th century. Michael Mitchiner, Jetons, Medalets & Tokens, Vol 1. No. 149. 20.3 mm. The piercing is a characteristic of English jetons of this period. It is believed to have been done to prevent them from being silvered and passed off as coins. This type is thought to have been minted at London.

£65.00

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WJ 8131

English 'standing king under canopy'. Copper Alloy Jeton Crowned king, holding a sceptre, standing under a canopy. GRA (right), REX (left). ® Crown within quatrefoil; border of trefoils and stalked rosettes. Circa 1350 - 1400. George Berry, Medieval English Jetons, p. 40 & Plate 6, Nos. 5/9. 21 mm. The obverse has a central indentation, which is a characteristic of English jetons of this period. It is believed to have been done to prevent them from being silvered and passed off as coins.

£45.00

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WJ 8157

English ’Hexagon’ Copper Alloy Jeton. Hexagon enclosing a five-petalled rose; border of pellets. ® Short cross moline with a pellet in each angle; border of pellets. Circa early 14th century. Michael Mitchiner, Jetons, Medalets & Tokens, Vol 1, Nos. 230-231. 20 mm. The obverse has a central indentation, which is a characteristic of English jetons of this period. It is believed to have been done to prevent them from being silvered and passed off as coins.

£25.00

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WJ 8132

French Copper Alloy Jeton. Letters 'IHS' in black-letter script across field, with stroke of 'H' crossed. Legend reads: SALVATOR SECVLIOR (Saviour of the ages). ® Cross pattée fleuronnée with plain angles. Legend reads: XPC / NOME / DVLC / I LV (XPC = chi-rho-sigma for Christ, Glory of the dear name of Christ). Circa mid 15th - early 16th century. Michael Mitchiner, Jetons, Medalets & Tokens, Vol 1. Nos. 773-776. 27 mm.

£30.00

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WJ 7423

French Copper Alloy Jeton. Shield with the arms of France, 3 x fleurs-de-lis. Fictitious legend around. ® Triple-stranded straight cross fleuretty within four-arched tressure; internal angles, fleur-de-lis (x 4); external angles, A (x 4). Circa 1415-1497. 29 mm. Probably minted at Tournai.

£30.00

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WJ 8667

French Copper Alloy Jeton. Shield with the arms of France, 3 x fleurs-de-lis. + AVE MARIA GRACIA PLEN around. ® Triple-stranded straight cross fleuretty within four-arched tressure; internal angles, fleur-de-lis (x 4). Circa 1415-1497. 28 mm. Probably minted at Tournai.

£25.00

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WJ 7787

French Copper Alloy Jeton. Shield bearing three fleurs-de-lis and two rosettes; pellet above and on either side. Fictitious legend (+ IATOVTMAVVAIROOAMOA) around. ® Triple-stranded straight cross with quadrilobe terminals, all within four-arched tressure; internal angles, M (x 4); external angles, M between two rosettes (x 4). Circa 15th century. 27.5mm. Probably minted at Tournai. Pierced at 7 ocloock, attractive glossy green patina.

£25.00

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WJ 7020

French Copper Alloy Jeton. Three-circles badge of Tournai with quatrefoil in each circle and lis in angle, pseudo legend around. ® Cross pattée with a flower in each angle, pseudo legend around. Circa 1497-1521. Mitchiner, Jetons, Medalets and Tokens, Nos. 747-763. 27 mm. Probably minted at Tournai.

£45.00

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WJ 8286

Germany. Hans Krauwinckel II. Brass Jeton. Three crowns, alternately with three lis, arranged around a central rose. Legend reads: HANNS KRAVWICKEL IN NVRENBE (Hans Krauwinckel in Nuremberg). ® Imperial orb within a double tressure of three arches and three angles. Legend reads: VERBVM DOMINI MANET IN ETERN (The word of God remains eternal). Cf. Michael Mitchiner, Jetons, Medalets & Tokens, Vol 1. Nos. 1518-1527. 25 mm. Hans Krauwinckel II, Nuremberg, Germany. Master 1586, died 1635.

£17.00

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WJ 8376

Germany. Hans Krauwinckel II. Brass Jeton. Three crowns, alternately with three lis, arranged around a central rose. Legend reads: HANNS KRAVWINCKEL IN NV (Hans Krauwinckel in Nuremberg). ® Imperial orb within a double tressure of three arches and three angles. Legend reads: GOTTES GABEN SOL MAN LOB (One should praise God’s gifts). Cf. Michael Mitchiner, Jetons, Medalets & Tokens, Vol I, 1539. 22 mm. Hans Krauwinckel II, Nuremberg, Germany. Master 1586, died 1635.

£12.00

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