Battle of Waterloo 1815, The Marquis of Anglesey and The Charge of the British, bronze medal by Mills and Depaulis for Mudie’s series (1820)
Obv: bust right of the Marquis of Anglesey
Rev: The Marquis leads a cavalry charge against the French
Condition: about extremely fine; Diameter: 41mm
References: BHM 859; E 1069
Notes: Sir Henry William Paget (1768-1854), was created first Marquis of Anglesey in recognition of his service at Waterloo. During the cavalry charge he was hit in the knee which necessitated the amputation of his right leg. The medal is from James Mudie’s National Series published in 1820 depicting major events in George III’s reign. Offered with an old Spink ticket priced at £15.