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360, Lot: 563. Estimate $200.
Sold for $190. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

FRANCE, Royal. François II. 1559-1560. AR Teston à la tête nue (30mm, 9.36 g, 12h). In the name of Henri II. Third type. Bordeaux mint. Dated 1559 K. Armored half-length bust of Henri II right; below, ship horizontal and crescent with horns left / Crowned coat-of-arms; crowned H on either side of shield. Duplessy –, but cf. 1031 (for type); Ciani 1269 (Henri II); Laufaurie 821 (Henri II); Roberts 3503 (Henri II); MBS 37 (22 January 2009), lot 197. VF, attractive light golden toning, small scratch on reverse.