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Numismatics
Ruler: Francis I, King of France, 1494–1547
Mint: Bayonne
Artist: Unknown
Honorand: Henry II, King of France, French, 1519–1559, ruled 1547–59

1 Teston of King Francois I from Bayonne

1559

Silver

9.16 g, 2:00, 29.5 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.24264
Geography: 
Made in Bayonne, France
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
French
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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