Francis II: Peace of Edinburgh
Mint: Monnaie du Moulin, France
Coin or medal: 53 mm, 12h
Medium or Technique
Metal; struck bronze
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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 “F”, flanked by two cornucopias tied together at bottome, out of which a bust of Mary comes at proper right and a bust of Francois at proper left; inscribed above “ABVNDANTIA PVBLICA GALLIAR”, below “1560”, and in exergue “PAX CVM ANCLIS”.
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".
By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)
Gift of Henry H. Fay