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Francis II: Peace of Edinburgh

Circular medal of Francis II, king of France and Scotland, commemorating the Peace of Edinburgh of 1560. Both faces beaded. Obverse: Profile bust of Francis looking to proper right, wearing laureate wreath; inscribed at edge "FRANCISC·II·D·G·FRANC·ET·SCOT·REX". Reverse: Crown over an...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "FRANCISC·II·D·G·FRANC·ET·SCOT·REX". Reverse: Inscribed above "ABVNDANTIA PVBLICA GALLIAR", below "1560", and in exergue "PAX CVM ANCLIS".

Provenance

By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

French, about 1600–35

Mint

France

Accession Number

13.826

Medium or Technique

Metal; struck bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals