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Ref: 5856

Peninsular War, Passage of the Douro, Portugal 1809, white metal medal by Brenet & Dubois for Mudie’s series (1820)

 


Obv: bust of the Duke of Wellington right

 

Rev: River god prevents the passage of British ships


Condition: About extremely fine, reverse with some original brilliance; Diameter: 41mm

 

References: BHM 671; E 997; Br 843

 

Notes: Wellington’s army crossed the river Douro on 12th May 1809 and recaptured the city of Porto from the French.

 

Price £70

Peninsular War, Passage of the Douro 1809, white metal medal
Peninsular War, Passage of the Douro 1809, white metal medal

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