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Ref: 5180

Admiral Rodney, Capture of St Eustatia, Saba & St Martins from the Dutch 1781, bronze medal, very rare

 

Obv: uniformed bust of Rodney three-quarters right

 

Rev: five ships enter a port, ST EUSTATIA SABA AND ST MARTINS above, TAKEN FROM THE DUTCH IN 1781 in exergue

 

 

Condition: Good very fine for issue; Diameter: 36mm

 

References: BHM 235; E 788; Betts unlisted

 

Notes: These Dutch possessions in the Leeward Islands had been actively supporting the American colonial rebellion, hence the need to possess them. Admiral George Brydges Rodney (1718-1792).

 

 

Price £650

Admiral Rodney, Capture of St Eustatia, Saba & St Martins from the Dutch 1781, bronze medal
Admiral Rodney, Capture of St Eustatia, Saba & St Martins from the Dutch 1781, bronze medal

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