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Monnaie de Basoche

Worthless coin; coin not current; counters. “Brummagem halfpennies.” Coins were at one time made and circulated by the lawyers of France, which had no currency beyond their own community.

(See Basochians.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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