Medieval Anglo Gallic Billion Silver Niquet of King Henry V

Medieval Anglo Gallic Billion Silver Niquet of King Henry V

Code: 10590

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This is a scarce Anglo-Gallic billion silver niquet, of king Henry V (1413 - 1422).

 H REX ANGL HERES FRANC, lis above crowned lion passant /

SIT NOME DNI BENEDICTV large cross pattee, trefoil in each angle, 'h' at centre

This coin was struck at the mint of Rouen during the Hundred Years War for use in English held territory in France. 

DENOMINATION: Niquet

CULTURE: Medieval France

MONARCH: Henry V

DATE: c. 1421 - 1422 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 21mm dia

WEIGHT: 2 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 8162