Vespasien Robin (uncertain)


Date 1638
Metal copper
Shape round
Weight ~ 6 g
Dimensions 27 mm
Marks none
Medallist Unknown
Rarity Extremely rare

The origin and use of this token is uncertain. It may be attributed to Vespasien Robin, the son of Jean Robin (1550-1629), who was botanist and apothecary of kings Henri III, Henri IV and Louis XIII.

The reverse is similar to Jean Robin’s token