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1485, England. RICHARD III, MEMORIAL - DASSIER'S MEDAL

SKU: 15430-1S $100.00
1485, England. RICHARD III, MEMORIAL - DASSIER'S MEDAL. RICHARD III, 1483-1485. By Jean Dassier. Bronze 41mm. Obv: Diademed bust facing right. Rev: A sarcophagus, on which is lying a fury holding a crown and a dagger, the object of Richard's ambition and the means of his obtaining; hear her are the bodies of the murdered princes. At the side a suspended drapery represents the battle of Bosworth. Exergue: CORONAT . 6 . IVL. 1493. MORT. 22. AVG. 1485. (Crowned July 6, 1483, died August 22, 1485). MI vol. I page19, Eimer 22, Eisler I 259/20. Dassier issue. $100
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