Henry VI, grand blanc
Mint: Nevers, France
Coin or medal: 28 mm, 3h
Medium or Technique
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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”.
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".
Gift of Henry H. Fay