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Token: France Dix (10) Louis d'Or  1640
Token: France Dix (10) Louis d'Or 1640

British Petroleum (BP) company ran a coin-oriented promotion recently called TREASURES OF THE KINGS OF FRANCE. This token, also called a jeton, is one of the entries. It mimics a valuable coin known as a 10 (dix) louis d'or gold coin shown in our large photo below (thanks to Jean Elsen et Ses Fils for use of the photo of the real coin); it is worth thousands of US dollars.

The jetons are collectible as well, but they are not worth thousands of dollars! A few US dollars, at most, for a nice-looking jeton is typical.

Coin: 21184 , Genre: Tokens
Requested by: Cristian, Thu, 26-May-2016 10:29:47 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Thu, 26-May-2016 20:31:48 GMT
Requester description: 1640 CIRCULAR
JETON / TOKEN
NON-Circulatory-Edition FRONT: 1640 LVDOVICVSXIIID G FRANCE ETNAVREX
BACK CIRCLE: II LE TRESOR DES ROIS DE FRANCE COLLECTION BP
BACK CENTER: 18 LOUIS XIII DIX LOUIS 1640
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