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1399, England. RICHARD II, MEMORIAL - DASSIER'S MEDAL.

SKU: J1600-15425-1S $90.00
1399, England. RICHARD II, Memorial. By Jean Dassier. Bronze 41mm. Obv: Crowned bust facing right. Leg: RICHARDVS . II . D . G . ANG . FR . ET . HIB . REX. (Richard II, by the grace of God, King of England, France and Ireland). Rev: A sepulchral monument, on which are two infants, one holding a cypress, the other a skull and a dagger, an allusion to the King's death. A bas-relief on the base represents him in the dungeon of Pontefract Castle with a crown, sword, and a broken scepter at his feet. Exergue: NAT . 1366. COR. 1377. MORT. 1399. (Born 1366, crowned 1377, died 1399). MI I 10/2, Eimer 13, Eisler I 257/14. $90
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