Lot Archive


№ 442


31 May 1995

Hammer Price:

France, 1519.Peace Treaty Signed with England, copper medal, unsigned, bust of Francis I left, reverse Peace seated on pedestal, setting fire to a pile of arms, 56mm (M.I. 27/10; M. de P. I, 104A); together with Charles IX, c. 1562, copper medal by A. Olivier, reverse Minerva, 50mm (BDM IV, 314; M. de P. I, 115B); Battle of Ivry, 1590, copper medal by P. Danfrie, 49mm (BDM I, 503-4; M. de P. I, 128A) [3]. All restrikes, extremely fine with attractive patination, last from flawed dies (£60-80)