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89001724
Triton XV, Lot: 1724. Estimate $750.
Sold for $1000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

FRANCE, Royal. François II. 1559-1560. AR Medal (52mm, 65.55 g, 12h). Commemorating the Peace of Edinburgh. Dated 1560 (though struck late 17th-early 18th centuries). FRANCISC · II · D · G · FRANC · ET · SCOT · REX, laureate, draped, and armored bust left / ABVNDANTIA PVBLICA GALLIAR (universal prosperity of France), large crowned F; all within two garnished cornucopias filled with grains, fruits, and busts of Mary Stuart and François facing one another; in two lines in exergue, 15 60/PAX·CVM·ANGLIS· (peace with the English). Jones I 223; MI 97/17. Choice EF, attractively toned. Rare.