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Henry VI, salut d'or

Circular coin, a salut d'or, of Henry VI, king of England and France (r. 1422-1461, 1470-1471). Obverse: Mary standing at the proper left behind a heraldic shield (arms of France) and an angel standing at the proper left behind a heraldic shield (arms of England) and holding an inscribed...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at the edge in a beaded band "hENRICVS:DEI:GRA:[FRA]CORV Z AG[LIE] REX" and on banner "AVE". Reverse: Inscribed at the edge in a band "XPC VINCIT XPC REGNAT XPC IMPERAT" and below "h".

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

English, 1422–61

Mint

Rouen, France

Accession Number

13.921

Medium or Technique

Metal; gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins