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1483, England. EDWARD IV, MEMORIAL - Dassier's medal

SKU: 15428-1S $90.00
EDWARD IV, 1461-1483. By Jean Dassier. Bronze 41mm. Obv: Bust of Edward IV, in armor and a helmet, facing right. Leg: EDOUARD . IV . D . G . ANG . FR . ET . HIB . REX. (Edward IV, by the grace of God, king of England, France and Ireland). Rev: A monument, decorated with a figure of Fortune between a dismasted ship and another sailing before a gale, an allusion to the trials of the king's life. Exergue: NAT. 1441. COR. 20 IUN 1461. MORT. 9. APRIL. 1483. (Born 1441, crowned 20 June 1461, died 9 April 1483) . A later striking by the Thomason manufactory, circa 1820. MI  I 18/4, Eimer 20, Eisler I 257/18. Dassier issue. $90
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