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Henry VI, grand blanc

English
1422–61


Mint: Nevers, France

Dimensions

Coin or medal: 28 mm, 3h

Accession Number

13.922

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Coins

Circular coin, a grand blanc, of Henry VI, king of England and France (r. 1422-1461, 1470-1471).

Obverse: Heraldic shield of France at proper right and heraldic shield of England at proper left; inscribed at edge in band “FRANCORVM [ET ANGLIE] REX” and above “hENRICVS”.

Reverse: A cross at the center flanked by a fleur-de-lis at the proper right and a passant lion at the proper left; inscribed at the edge in a band “SIT [NOMEN DNI BENEDICTVC]” and above “hENRICVS”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge in band "FRANCORVM [ET ANGLIE] REX" and above "hENRICVS".

Reverse: Inscribed at the edge in a band "SIT [NOMEN DNI BENEDICTVC]" and above "hENRICVS".

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay