Medal commemorating the Battle of Copenhagen, 1801

Medal commemorating the Battle of Copenhagen, 1801. Obverse: Justice, sword in right hand, holds up the scales. Near by a compass on stand, against which lean two medallions with busts of 'H . PARKER .' and 'L . NELSON.' Sea horizon with ship. Anchor and book in foreground. Legend: 'MARITIME JUSTICE AND BRITISH VALOR.' Reverse: View of the battle, Copenhagen, the Sound and Forts at Narrows. Exergue: 'PASSED . THE . SOUND . AND DEFEATED . Y . DANISH FLEET . MAR . 30 .'

Object Details

ID: MEC1252
Collection: Coins and medals
Type: Medal
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Events: Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Copenhagen, 1801
Date made: 1801
People: Nelson, Horatio; Parker, Hyde
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Fawssett Collection
Measurements: Overall: 38 mm

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