France - Jean II le Bon (1350-1364) - Florin d'or - Gold

Description
France - Jean II le Bon (1350-1364) - Florin d'or - Gold
Very fine

Feudal coin.
Type: Florin d'Or, (1360)
Mint: Montpellier or Toulouse

Gold.
19.5 mm.
3.48 g.

Obverse: FRA - NTIA. (Florentine fleur-de-lis)
Reverse: S. IOHA - NNES. B.
(St. John the Baptist standing facing front, with halo, blessing with his right hand.)

Currency of King Jean II with a great helm
for Languedoc. Strike slightly off-centre on the reverse side.

Jean of Luxembourg, known as 'the Blind', became the King of Bohemia in 1310 with his first marriage and then Count of Luxembourg in 1313 and titular King of Poland.
He became blind in 1340 following a failed eye operation.
He died in the Battle of Crecy on August 26, 1346.

Lot details
Country
France
Nominal Value
Jean II le Bon (1350-1364) -
Currency
Florin d'or
Precious metals
Gold
No. of items
1
Type
Coin
Condition
Very fine
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