A billon coin of the canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland, struck by the abbots and by the civic authorities during the fourteenth century. It resembles the Bracteates in fabric and bears the figure of a saint. See Blanchet, Nouveau manuel de numismatique. 1890 (ii. 264).
Source: Frey's Dictionary (American Journal of Numismatics, Vol. 50, 1916)