Admiral Rodney, Capture of St Eustatia from the Dutch 1781, brass medal
Obv: uniformed bust of Admiral Rodney right
Rev: two frigates, one on fire, before a harbor, RODNEY FOR EVER above
Condition: Good fine, reverse fine; Diameter: 32mm
Reference: BHM 233; E 789; Betts 579 for obverse
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).