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Jeton of Louis XIV

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Bust of the Dauphin, wearing a bonnet decorated with feathers, ostrich, and on the side of a "galant" a large Pearl is suspended; neck, a collar of lace attached by a Ribbon tied in a rosette; on the shoulders, a fleur-de-lis coat, wide ermine collar, decorated with the cord of the Holy Spirit.



LVD XIIII ET MAR THER D G FRA ET NAV REX ET REG (Louis XIV et Marie-Thérèse par la grâce de Dieu roi et reine de France et de Navarre) , bustes affrontées de Louis XIV et de Marie Thérèse d'Autriche drapés. This wedding type(many varieties) was used from the wedding 1660 to 1673 paired with numerous diferent reverses, the Dauphin was born 1661, ergo your jeton dates 1661. http://books.google....20jeton&f=false


A "galant" is a headband.

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