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Ref: 4346

English Army arrives in Egypt 1801, bronze medal by T Webb, from Mudie'síseries (1820)

 

 

Obv: General Sir Ralph Abercromby, bust facing

 

Rev: Horse standing right, three pyramids beyond, ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH ARMY IN EGYPT, in exergue 8 MARCH 1801

 

Condition: Good extremely fine; Diameter: 41mm

 

References: BHM 504; E 929; Bramsen 141; Mudie 8

 

Notes: Sir Ralph Abercromby led the British against the French in Egypt, winning victory at Alexandria on 21st March 1801, but dying of wounds a week later onboard HMS Foudroyant.

 

Price £135

English Army arrives in Egypt 1801, bronze medal

English Army arrives in Egypt 1801, bronze medal

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