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1471, England. HENRY VI, MEMORIAL - DASSIER'S MEDAL

SKU: 15975-KS $90.00
HENRY VI, 1422-1471. By Jean Dassier. Bronze 41mm. Obv: Crowned, robed, bust of Henry VI facing left. Legend: HENRICUS . VI . D. G. ANG . FR . ET . HIB . REX. (Henry VI, by the grace of God, king of England, France and Ireland). Rev: A monumental temple in which is a niche with a statue of Time holding a crown in one hand and manacles in the other, an allusion to the throne and the prison occupied by Henry VI. The base is inscribed: NAT. 1421. COR. 1422. MORT. 1471 (Born 1421, crowned 1422, died 1471). MI I 16/6, Eimer 17, Eisler I 258/17. Dassier issue. $90.
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