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1558, England. MARY, MEMORIAL - DASSIER'S MEDAL

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MARY I, 1553-1558. By Jean Dassier. AE 41mm. Obv: Bust of Mary facing three-quarters right. Leg: MARIA . I . D . G. ANG . FR . ET. HIB . REGINA. (Mary, by the grace of God, Queen of England, France and Ireland). Rev: A monument, seated before it, a figure of Popery holding a tiara and a cross. On the side of the monument hangs a medallion portrait of the Pope suirrounded by arms and implements of torture. Exergue: NATA . 18 . FEBRE . 1516 . cor . J . OCTOB . 1553 . MORT 17 . NOU . 1558. (Born February 18, 1516, crowned 1 October, 1553, died November 17, 1558). MI volume I, page 89/59., Eimer 38, Eisler I 260/24.
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