Mouton d'Or of King Jean le Bon of France, 1350-1364

Mouton d'Or of King Jean le Bon of France, 1350-1364

1350-1364

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Gold

Diameter: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

The Mr. and Mrs. Lewis B. Williams Collection 1964.372

Description

Because this gold coin represents the Paschal Lamb, a symbol of Christ, on one of its faces, it is known as a "Golden Sheep"--Mouton d'Or in French.

See also
Collection: 
MED - Gothic
Department: 
Medieval Art
Type of artwork: 
Coins
Medium: 
Gold

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