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1625, England, JAMES I, MEMORIAL - DASSIER'S MEDAL

SKU: 15434-1S $100.00
England, JAMES I, 1603-1625, By Jean Dassier. Bronze 41mm. OBVERSE: Bust of James I facing right, wearing a ruff and ermine mantle tied in a knot on the shoulder. Legend: IACABUS . I . D . G . M . BR . FR . ET . HIB . REX. (James I, by the grace of God, king of Great Britain, France and Ireland). REVERSE: A monument ornamented with the armorial shield of the kindom, crowned, into which an infant Genius inserts in the second quarter the arms of Scotland, alluding to the union of the kingdoms. On the left, another Genius points to a book which he holds, alluding to the kings fame as an author. Exergue: NAT . 19 . IUN . 1556 . CORON . 25 .  IUL . 1603 . MORT . 27 . MART . 1625. (Born 19 June, 1556; crowned 25 July, 1603; DIED 27 mARCH, 1625). MI volume I page 237/104, Eimer 104, Eisler I 262/26. Dassier issue. $100
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