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Medal commemorating the Battle of Trafalgar, 1805

MEC1197
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Object ID MEC1197
Description Medal commemorating the Battle of Trafalgar, 1805. Obverse: Bust of Admiral Viscount Nelson with pigtail, in uniform and order (left). Legend: 'HORATIO VISCOUNT NELSON.K.B.DUKE OF BRONTE.&c.' Reverse: General view of the battle. Legend: 'ENGLAND EXPECTS EVERY MAN WILL DO HIS DUTY'. Exergue: 'TRAFALGAR. OCTR. 21. 1805'. Inscription: 'CENTENARY OF THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR OCT. 1805'. Copy of Boulton's Trafalgar medal by Spink.
Date made 1905

Artist/Maker Spink & Son Ltd
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials gilded bronze
Measurements Overall: 32 mm
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  • Medal commemorating the Battle of Trafalgar, 1805 (MEC1197)
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