Object Place: Europe, France
Diameter and weight: 33 mm (1 5/16 in.)
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Circular medal of Henry II. Beaded rim on both faces.
Obverse: Profile bust of Henry II looking to proper left, wearing a laureate crown and plate armor; inscribed at edge.
Reverse: Inscribed at center.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "HENRYI II.ROY DE FRANCE.".
Reverse: Inscribed at center "59./NE.1519./SUCCEDE.1547./PRISE DE METZ, TOUL,/ET VERDUN.1552./MORT.1559.TROISIEME RACE./P.". "M" of "MORT" in cursive.
1913, given by Henry H. Fay to MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)
Gift of Henry H. Fay