Derived from the French word jeter, i.e. to throw. Also called counter or token. Counters are similar to medals, without monetary value. The Austrian Mint, for example, issues good-luck tokens at New Year.
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A small medal, counter, or token.Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary030.htm
Alternative term for counter, and used originally on the chequer board employed by medieval accountants. Nuremberg was the most important centre for the production of medieval jetons, often issued in lengthy portrait series. In modern parlance the term is often synonymous with token, though more specifically confined to pieces used in vending equip...Found on http://www.oenb.at/dictionary/termini.jsp?EINTRAG_ID=18112
Jetons were token or coin-like medals produced across Europe from the 13th through the 17th centuries. They were produced as counters for use in calculation on a lined board similar to an abacus. They also found use as a money substitute in games, similar to modern casino chips or poker chips. Thousands of different jetons exist, mostly of religio...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeton
stamped metal token used in card-playing or reckoning accountsFound on http://phrontistery.info/j.html
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