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"The Wellington Peninsula Medals", Set Of Miniature Medals Displaying Victories.

"The Wellington Peninsula Medals", Set Of Miniature Medals Displaying Victories.

  • Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington is probably one of the most well-known and recognised military and political figures in British history. During his military career he lead the victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo, this gained him a heroic title until this day.

     

    This brass Box Medal was issued in the 19th century, it is to celebrate the victories Wellington lead in the British Battles of the Peninsula War, up until 1815. The obverse shows the Duke of Wellington on horseback at the Battle of Waterloo, and the reverse with "Wellington Peninsular Medals" with a registration mark and military trophy of arms. The box contains six various miniature medals, detailing some of battles fought by Wellington during the Peninsula War of 1808-14.

     

    The box measures 23mm in diameter, there are some surface marks and wear. Some of the medals have some slight discolouration or spots.

     

    To order this box or request a postage quote

    (free UK delivery), please contact Tim at: info@timothymedhurst.co.uk

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