Token: France Chamber of Accountants Jeton  1603
Token: France Chamber of Accountants Jeton 1603

A jeton is a counting token used in medieval Europe. These tokens from the Royal Chamber of Accountants (CAMERAE COMPUTOR REGIONUM) come with various patterns and different shapes and sizes, including round an N-sided designs.

The specimen in our picture comes from in Paris, where it is on sale for $28 US dollars, a good price for a nice piece. CoinQuest thanks for use of their photo.

Jetons have a collector following, but not as massive as actual coins. Typical catalog values for these Chamber of Accountants jetons run like this:

worn: $10 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $30
well preserved: $50

Use our Important Terminology page to understand how catalog values work.

Coin: 18399 , Genre: Tokens
Requested by: chipjones, Thu, 11-Dec-2014 22:31:36 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Fri, 12-Dec-2014 16:37:57 GMT
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back crown at the top under it is a coat of arms with three ears of corn and
a square with a circle in the center and lines coming from it with dots on the lines. front stat prole hacatera delos
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