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Ref: 4477

Battle of Barrosa, French Imperial Eagle captured 1811, silvered bronze medal, rare

 

Obv: French eagle standing on ribbon with BARROSA, THE FRENCH IMPERIAL EAGLE around

 

Rev:  TAKEN AT BARROSA BY THE BRITISH TROOPS COMMANDED BY GENL GRAYHAM in 7 lines

 

Condition: Very fine; Diameter: 25mm

References: BHM 714

 

Notes: An action of the Peninsula War; French losses were 3000 dead, 6 canon and their eagle standard the first one taken by the enemy.

 

Price 45

Battle of Barrosa, French Imperial Eagle captured 1811, silvered bronze medal

Battle of Barrosa, French Imperial Eagle captured 1811, silvered bronze medal

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