Counter commemorating the Peace of Amiens, 1801

Counter commemorating the Peace of Amiens, 1801. Obverse: Within a wreathed edge a Union Jack of oval form upon crossed swords. Legend and inscription: 'PRELIMINARIES OF PEACE BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE SIGNED OCTOBER 1ST. 1801'. Reverse: Within a wreathed edge a spilled cornucopia, a barrel (right), the dove of peace above; two ships under sail in distance (left and centre), one at anchor (right). Legend: 'PEACE COMMERCE & PLENTY'. Signed 'DAVIES' on exergue.

Object Details

ID: MEC1454
Collection: Coins and medals
Type: Counter
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Davies, James
Events: French Revolutionary Wars: Treaty of Amiens, 1802
Date made: 1801
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 26 mm

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