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Medal commemorating Admiral de Tourville (1642-1701) and the cruiser 'Tourville'

MEC2161
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Collection Coins and medals, Commemorative medals
User collections Moustaches by lucinda
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Contentin, Anne Hilarion de
Historical Association: Contentin, Anne Hilarion de
VesselsTourville (French)

Object details:

Object ID MEC2161
Description Medal commemorating Admiral Anne Hilarion de Contentin, Comte de Tourville (1642-1701) and the cruiser 'Tourville'. Obverse: Bust of Admiral de Tourville with long hair in cap and feather and doublet (left). Legend: 'A. H. DE COSTENTIN DE TOURVILLE.' Reverse: Starboard broadside view of the cruiser under steam. Inscription below: 'TOURVILLE CROISEUR DE LA MARINE NATIONALE FRANÇAISE'. (The Cruiser Tourville of the French National Marine.)
Date made

Artist/Maker Pingret, after J.A.
Place made France
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials bronze
Measurements Overall: 42 mm
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  • Medal commemorating Admiral de Tourville (1642-1701) and the cruiser 'Tourville' (MEC2161)
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