Medal cast

Two casts, obverse and reverse, of a commemorative medal. Obverse: Half-length figure of Admiral Hawke (right). Legend: 'TO BRAVE ADML. HAWKE'. Reverse: A view of the Battle of Belleisle. Legend: 'BEAT THE FRENCH FLEET'. Exergue: '17 1759'.

Object Details

ID: SEC0954
Type: Medal cast
Display location: Not on display
Events: Seven Years' War: Battle of Quiberon Bay, 1759
Date made: 20 Nov 1759
People: Hawke, Edward
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Wellcome Collection
Measurements: Overall: 5 mm x 27 mm

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