Obverse legend : + ENRIC’. R[X. ANGLIE].
Obverse description : Champ écartelé, aux 1 et 4 un lis, aux 2 et 3 un léopard ; au 3 et 4, le léopard et le lis sont inversés.
Obverse translation : (Henri, roi d’Angleterre).
Reverse legend : + DOMINV[S: AQIT]ANIE.
Reverse description : Croix.
Reverse translation : (Seigneur d’Aquitaine).
AQUITAINE - duchy of Aquitaine - HENRY IV, HENRY V or VI HENRY
Henry IV (1366-1413) was the son of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, third son of Edward III. Henry IV overthrew Richard II Plantagenet who was assassinated in 1399. His son Henry V (1387-1422) succeeded his father on the throne of England and defeated the French at Agincourt in 1415. By the Treaty of Troyes in 1420, Henry V is declared heir to the throne of France and wife Catherine of France, daughter of Charles VI. Henry VI (1421-1471) succeeded his father in 1422 on the thrones of France and England. He was consecrated to Our Lady of Paris in 1431, but lost the war and finally Guyenne in 1453. It remains in France only English town, Calais. Henry VI was murdered in 1471.