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Can you ID this jeton?


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Looks like your basic "jeton à la nef," i.e. with a ship on the front (you've got it upside down) and a diamond design on the back. Usually made XV-XVIe in Northern France / Belgium / Netherlands with fictitious legends.

 

Here's a possibility:

 

jeton210.jpg

Actually this jeton seems to have real legends; I think the obverse is VOLGUE LA GALERE DE FRANCE perhaps. A reference to the ship on the seal of the city of Paris, with the motto FLUCTUAT NEC MERGITUR "It is tossed by the waves but does not sink."

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