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Sale: CNG 61, Lot: 2710. Estimate $100. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 25 September 2002. 
Sold For $100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

FRANCE, Henry II, 1547-1559. Victory medal. . Later cast Æ 55 mm (48.96 gm). Laureate and cuirassed bust of Henry II right / Victory holding cornucopiae, seated in quadriga driven by Fame, over captured arms. Cf. BMC 64-5. VF. ($100)

The original of this medal has been attributed to Delaune in 1552 and has generally been taken to refer to French successes against the Holy Roman Empire.