Great Britain/ Bohemia, Prague Recaptured 1744, gilt bronze medal after John Kirk
Obv: Karl Alexander, Prince of Lorraine, on horseback right, Prague in background
Rev: army before Prague, SUBSIDIO BRITANNIAE (The help of Britain) around
Condition: Very fine or better, gilding faded; Diameter: 43mm
References: MI ii 592/240; E 592
Notes: this was an action during the long and immensely complicated Wars of the Austrian Succession. The British help alluded to on this medal refers to general British subsidies to the Queen of Hungary, rather than specific help with Prague’s capture.