Admiral Earl Richard Howe, 1725-1799. Copper Medal, 1794. Naval Victory.

 

 

Admiral Earl Richard Howe, 1725-1799. Copper Medal, 1794. Naval Victory.

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  • Admiral Earl Richard Howe, 1725-1799. Copper Medal, 1794. Naval Victory Of The First Of June, By C.H. Küchler. 48mm, 58.8g.

     

    Obv: Uniformed bust of Howe right, RIC · COMES HOWE THALASSIARCHA BRITAN. Rev: View of the battle of Howe’s flagship Queen Charlotte sinking a French ship, NON SORTE SED VIRTUTE (not by luck but rather by virtue).

     

    Reference: BHM.383; Eimer.855.  

     

    Brown patina, some surface marks, a few small edge nicks.

     

    Provenance: Patricia Milne-Henderson (1935-2018), art historian.