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1189, England. HENRY II, MEMORIAL - Dassier's Medal

SKU: 15420-1S $90.00
HENRY II, 1154-1189. By Jean Dassier. Bronze 41mm. Obv: Bust of Henry II, facing right, wearing armor, a mantle and a crowned helmet. Legend: HENRICUS  . II . D . G . ANG ET HIB . REX. (Henry II, by the grace of God, king of England and Ireland). Rev: A monument, on the pediment of which is the king kneeling at the shrine of Thomas Becket. Inscription on the monument: NATUS 1133 / CORONAT. 1155 / MORT. 1189 (Born 1133, crowned 1155, died 1189). A warrior seated at the foot of the monument amid military trophies. M I page 3, Eimer 5, Eisler I 254/7. $90
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