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Ref: 5854

Admiral Lord Nelson, Memorial Medal 1820 by T Webb & J P Droz for Mudie’s series, white metal

 


Obv: bust in high relief almost facing

 

Rev: Bellona standing on prow of a ship holding trident and thunderbolt, names and dates of the battles of the Nile, Copenhagen and Trafalgar around


Condition: Almost extremely fine, reverse with some original brilliance; Diameter: 40mm

 

References: BHM 595; E 962

 

Notes: there is something rather beguiling about portraits of Nelson. Clearly Emma Hamilton saw quite a lot in him also.

 

Price £150

Nelson, Memorial Medal 1820
Nelson, Memorial Medal 1820

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