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Boulton's Trafalgar Medal

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Collection Orders and medals, Coins and medals
ExhibitionsNelson, Navy, Nation
Gallery locationNelson, Navy, Nation Gallery (Floor plans)
PeopleDepiction: Nelson, Horatio
Provenance: Pasco, John
EventsNapoleonic Wars: Battle of Trafalgar, 1805
VesselsVictory (1765)

Object details:

Object ID MED0217
Description Obverse: Bust of Vice-Admiral Viscount Nelson with pigtail, in uniform and ribbon and star of the Bath (left). Legend: 'HORATIO VISCOUNT NELSON K.B. DUKE OF BRONTE. &'. Reverse: General view of the battle. Legend: 'ENGLAND EXPECTS THAT EVERY MAN WILL DO HIS DUTY'. Exergue: 'TRAFALGAR. OCT. 21. 1805'. In half glazed case. Glass on reverse side missing. Inscribed on rim of case in script 'Jno. Pascoe, Lieut. H.M.S. Victory'. For online access text please see the 'Notebook' field within the 'Mail' icon.
Date made 1805

Artist/Maker Küchler, Conrad Heinrich
Küchler, Conrad Heinrich
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Sutcliffe-Smith Collection
Materials silver
Measurements Diameter: 47 mm
  • Boulton's Trafalgar Medal (MED0217)
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