GERMAN JETONS
If you haven't read the preface to the French jetons page you might consider doing so to be a good idea.
    The use of jetons in Germany is as old as in France.  Starting in the late 15th century the city of Nuremberg/Nürnburg became rather famous as a place where jetons were made and a line of guildmasters propagated through several families into the 20th century, when they were still making miniature spielgeld (playmoney).  Of course, Nuremberg was not the only town where jetons were made, just the most famous.
    Many of the tokens used in France during the 17th through the 19th centuries were made in Germany.  Sometimes you can't tell the difference, but the Germans, in aggregate, if they are faithful copies of the French types, have a tendency toward cheaper metal (brass instead of bronze, billon instead of silver).  Maybe the artwork will be a bit more cartoonlike.  Maybe they'll be smaller too.

GJ4) GERMANY, 25mm brass jeton, 16th c., Imperial orb / 3 crowns & 3 lis around rose, nonsense legends both sides,  F $24.00
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GJ6) GERMANY, 28mm brass jeton, laureate bust R, LVDOVIC XIII D G FR ET NAVAR REX / crowned arms of France & Navarre, CONRADT LAVFER RECHEPFENNM, by Conrad Lauffer in Nuremberg, 1637-68, VF $26.00 sold 8/18/2008
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GJ5) GERMANY, 29mm brass jeton, 17th c., laureate bust R, LUDOUIC XIIII D G FRANC ET NA REX / crowned arms of France & Navarre, WOLF LAUFER RECH PFENIGMACHER L, by Wolf Lauffer III in Nuremberg, 1650-70, VF $27.00 sold
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GJ7) GERMANY, 28mm bronze jeton, laureate young bust R, LVD XIIII D G FR ET NAV REX / crowned arms of France, CONRAD LAVFFERS RECHEN PFENING,  by Conrad Lauffer in Nuremberg, 1637-68, anomalously struck in bronze on a French style thick planchet.  Cleaned F-VF $16.50
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GJ8) GERMANY, 24mm brass jeton, bust R, LOV: LEGRAND ROY DE FRANCE, CL / female std L, crown on lap, LE REPOS SVIT LA VICTOIRE, by Cornelius Lauffer, 1658-1711, aVF $18.00 sold
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GJ9) GERMANY, 27mm brass, laureate old bust R, LVDOVICVS MAGNVS REX, LGL / bridge, NOVVM DECVS ADDEDIT VRBI, PONTS ET CHAVSSEES,  by Lazarus Gottlieb Lauffer, 1663-1709, crude planchet, edge bump, VF+ $22.00 sold
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GJ3) GERMANY, 24mm brass jeton, bust L, LOUIS XVIII ROI DES FRANCAIS, IETTON / equestrian monument L, OPTIMO PRINCIPI, IETTON.  A typically French type of the late 18th century.  The German "IETTON" on both sides reveals its origin.  XF $26.00
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GJ10) GERMANY, 21mm brass, conjoined busts R, GEORGIUS III ET CHARLOTTE REX ET REG / crowned joined hearts, PATRONS OF VIRTUE, early 19th c., VF  $16.00 sold
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GJ11) GERMANY, 25mm silvered brass jeton, bust L, FRIEDR WILHELM III KO V PRVESSEN, L / eagle, REIN OHNE SCHULD, IETTON, early 19th c., crusty spot, XF $16.00 sold
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GJ12) GERMANY, 18mm brass spielmark, horse galloping R, MIT FROHEN MUTH / SPIEL MARKEN in wreath, c. 1820s-40s, aVF $8.50 sold
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GJ13) GERMANY, 17mm brass, winged caduceus & scales / SPIEL MARKE in wreath, early 19th c., XF $8.50 sold
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GJ14) GERMANY, 21mm brass, no date, bust R, TETE DE VENUS / angel with spear & horn, hounds chasing stag, LAUER, early 19th c., crude VF $16.00
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GERMANY, 17mm brass, design like 19th c. US $2.5 gold, COMPOSITIONS SPIEL MARKE JETON, corroded, VG $11.00
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GERMANY, 22mm brass, no date (19th c.), crossed guns & target, ÜB' AUG' UND HAND FÜR'S VATERLAND / dancing beer girl R, SCHÜTZEN - LISL, crimped edge, VF $16.00
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