Reverse: MIL SIX CENS QUATRE VINGI UNSE

Reverse: MIL SIX CENS QUATRE VINGI UNSE

Jeton

CONFRAIRIE des MARCHANS de VIN

France

1691

Copper

1 1/8 inch diameter

Jeton of the guild of wine merchants, whose patron saint was St. NIcholas. The guilds set and enforced professional standards. The reverse shows the Holy Spirit in the vineyards above a ship. The guilds, or corporations, were abolished in 1791 in France.