Communauté des apothicaires rouennais

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Date Ca 1737-1750
Metal silver
Shape round
Weight
Dimensions  30 mm
Marks none
Medallist J.C. Roettiers
Rarity Very rare

Obverse : LUD XV REX CHRISTIANISS.

Reverse : PER NOS TUTO ET FIDE, apoticaires et / epiciers de / Rouen

The first statutes of the Corporation des apothicaires et épiciers de Rouen were given under Louis XII in 1508. The College of pharmacy was founded in 1549. It was decided to give a presence fee token to the members of the Corporation in 1718, followed by a royal approval in 1723.

Photo : CGB, Paris
Reference : “Note sur les jetons des apothicaires rouennais” J. Hossard, Rev. Hist.Pharm. 171-172, 1979