Tag Archive for: Henri II

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Henri II King Ecu d’or a la croisette 1547-1559

Henri II, ND (1547/8) Duplessy 968; Friedberg 377, PCGS graded AU-58 Marseille, 1547/8. HENRICVS D G FRANCORVM REX E, crowned arms of France; sun above, monogram below. Reverse: + XPS VINCIT XPS REGNAT XPS IPERAT M, small cross alésée…
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Henri II King Ecu d’or aux Croissants 1547-1559

Henri II, 1552-A Duplessy 976; Friedberg 375, PCGS graded AU Details Paris. (sun) HENRICVS II D G FRANCORx REX, crowned arms of France between two crescents. Reverse: + CHRS VINCIT CHRS REGNAT CHRS IMP, cross fleuronnée and fleurdelisée…
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Henri II King Henri d’or 1547-1559

Henri II, 1550-K Duplessy 975; Friedberg 371, PCGS graded AU-55 Bordeaux. 2nd type. HENRICVS · II · D · G · FRAN · REX, cuirassed bust of Henri II right. Reverse: (sun) DVM · TOTVM · COMPLEAT · ORBEM · 1550, cross composed…
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Henri II King 1/2 Henri d’or 1547-1559

Henri II, 1553 Duplessy 973; Friedberg 369, PCGS graded AU Details The gold coinage of Henri II is notable for its narcissistic character. The simple crowned shield or quartered arms obverse types of his father largely give way to portraits…
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Henri II King Henri d’or 1547-1559

Henri II, 1551-C (St. Lo) Duplessy 971; Friedberg 368, PCGS graded MS-62 Caen, 1st type (14 January 1550). FRANCO REX HENRICVS II D G, bare-headed and cuirassed bust of Henri II right. Reverse: DVM TOTVM COMPLEAT ORBEM 1551, cross…
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Henri II King 2 Henri d’or 1547-1559

Henri II, 1557-B Duplessy 971; Friedberg 367, PCGS graded XF-45 Rouen, 1st type (14 January 1550). FRAN REX HENRICVS II D G, bare-headed and cuirassed bust of Henri II right. Reverse: DVM TOTVM COMPLEAT ORBEM 1557, cross with arms…
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Henri II King 2 Henri d’or 1547-1559

Henri II, 1558-H Duplessy 971; Friedberg 367, NGC graded MS-62 Henri II continued the policies of his predecessors in Italy and against the House of Habsburg, waging the last of the Italian War in 1551-1559. Alliances with German Protestants,…