'Philip II', medal

'Philip II', medal

'Philip II'
Medal (obverse view)
Jacopo da Trezzo (died 1589)
Southern Netherlands (Brussels)
1555
Bronze, cast
Museum no. 6759-1860

This medal was made just the year before Philip became King of Spain, and shortly after his marriage to Mary Tudor, Queen of England. It was probably intended as one of a pair from the same artist.

View of reverse of this medal.