Medal with uniformed bust of Lord Nelson with pigtail: 1805

Matthew Boulton

Medal with uniformed bust of Lord Nelson with pigtail: 1805
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

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Medal with uniformed bust of Lord Nelson with pigtail looking left This medal commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar. The reverse of the medal has a view of the battle and an inscription: "TO THE HEROES OF TRAFALGAR FROM M. BOULTON". The manufacturer, Matthew Boulton, produced this medal at his own expense for distribution to those who took part in the battle. The medal of white metal is inscribed with Nelson's famous words: 'England expects every man to do his duty'.

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Date
 
1805 AD - 1805 AD
Image Number
 
002765

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