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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
Tags: token france dix 10 louis tokens toke gaul francaises francais french rf francaise francie franciaise franciase fance francai fran fracaise ludovicis front circle ii le tresor des rois king de bp center offcenter xiii circled encircle crrcle cirle circlet ring circles circlr circal citcle encircled ringed circumscibed cirlce circel encircles encircling rings circling cirlces circular cicurling circumscribed kings konigreich konigin off centers centered jeton non edition jetton ietton jetons editon

  

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