Blanc - Jean II

Features

Issuer France
King John II the Good (Jean II le Bon) (1350-1364)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1353-1354
Value 1 Blanc (1⁄24 LT)
Currency Livre tournois (987-1795)
Composition Billon (.255 silver)
Weight 3.765 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 0.61 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
60514
References Dy royales# 298
Jean Duplessy; 1999. Les monnaies françaises royales / Tome 1 : de Hugues Capet à Louis XVI (987-1793) (2e édition). Maison Platt, Paris, France.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Cross patteeAutomatically translated

Lettering:
lég. ext.: + BNDICTV : SIT : NOMEN : DNI : NRI
lég.int.: + IOHANNES x REX

Reverse

Châtel tournois with trefoiled towers enclosing three small saltires.bordure de 12 lisAutomatically translated

Lettering: + TVRONVS CIVIS.

Comments

Creation on Nov. 9, 1353, followed by two weakenings:
- April 8, 1354,
- May 17, 1554 (the cross on top of the castle is placed between two large dots)
Corner axis: 10h,
Theoretical weight: 3.765g (1st issue)
Size: 1/65 marc; Title: 255‰Automatically translated

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1353)  58% (fr) 9 nov 1353
ND (1354)  17% (fr) Dy#298a - 8 avril 1354 - Premier affaiblissement
ND (1354)  42% (fr) Dy#298b - 17 mai 1354 - la croix qui surmonte le châtel est placée entre deux gros points

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