FRANCE. Anonymous ca.1590 ( this is a restrike). François de Lorraine, second duc de Guise (1519-15630 . UNC

World Coins - FRANCE. Anonymous ca.1590 ( this is a restrike). François de Lorraine, second duc de Guise (1519-15630 . UNC
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FRANCE. Anonymous (c.1590 and later). François de Lorraine, second duc de Guise (1519-1563), soldier and politician, restruck of Copper Medal, 1552.
Obv: Bust right in armour, FRANCISCVS DVX GVISIVS,
Rev: cityscape of Metz with, to the fore, army encampments, HÆC TIBI META.
Size=53mm (BMC [Jones] Vol I, 227; Maz II, 408; TN I, 45, 1).
20th century restrike, UNC, oak toning.
Info:
The medal commemorates his successful defense of the city of Metz from the forces of the Emperor Charles V. Guise died when, during the Wars of Religion, and about to capture Orléans from the Huguenot supporters, he was wounded by an assassin and bled to death by his surgeons.
 
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