Anne, the Capture of Sardinia and Minorca 1708, bronze medal by John Croker
Obv: bust of Queen Anne left
Rev: Victory standing on a sea-shell, an island each side in the distance
Condition: Extremely fine; Diameter: 40mm
References: MI ii 329/157; E 434
Notes: These actions took place in the summer of 1708 against the French and Spanish. When the Spanish commander in Minorca realised the situation was hopeless, he leapt to his death from a window.
Provenance: ex A H Baldwin & Sons’ ‘vault’