Obverse legend : + IOHANES: DVX: BVRGVNDIE, (PONCTUATION PAR DEUX CROISETTES SUPERPOSÉES).
Obverse description : Écu écartelé, aux 1 et 4 de Bourgogne moderne, aux 2 et 3 de Bourgogne ancien.
Obverse translation : (Jean, duc de Bourgogne).
Reverse legend : + SIT: NOME: DNI: BENEDICTV, (PONCTUATION PAR DEUX ANNELETS SUPERPOSÉS).
Reverse description : Croix cantonnée aux 1 et 4 d'un lion, aux 2 et 3 d'un lis.
Reverse translation : (Béni soit le nom du Seigneur).
BURGUNDY - Duchy of Burgundy - JEAN FEARLESS
John the Fearless (1371-1419), son of Philip the Bold and Margaret of Flanders, succeeded his father in Burgundy in 1404, but only in Flanders in 1405 after the death of his mother. He married Margaret of Bavaria (1363-1423). It plays a very important role at court and quarreled with his cousin Louis d'Orleans murder he left in 1407. The next twelve years are extremely complex. The Duke of Burgundy combines turn to Queen Isabella and King of England, Henry V, Armagnac faction fights and captured twice in 1413 and Paris in 1418. Wanting to reconcile with the Dauphin Charles, he was assassinated at the interview Montereau (1419).