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Ref: 4647

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.

 

 

Price £45

Prague Recaptured medal 1744
Prague Recaptured medal 1744

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