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MEDIEVAL JETTON

Copper alloy jetton of the French 'Dolphin' type. The type alludes to the province of Dauphiné, south-east France, and struck during the reign of Charles V or Charles VI, between c. 1373 and 1415 (Mitchiner 1988: 182-184).Obv. Bowed dolphin left, holding a purse in its mouth; AVE MARIA GRACIA PLENARev. Triple stranded cross fleuretty within a 4-arched tressure,