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Auction: 344 - The Numismatic Collector's Series Sale at Grand Hyatt, NY INC
Lot: 148

Great Britain. George III (1760-1820). Napoleonic. Duke of Wellington and Marshal Blücher, 1815. Medal. White Metal, 74mm. By T. Halliday. Uniformed bust of Wellington ¾ left in a beribboned oval frame, angel and radiate crown above; SUCH WELLINGTON ART THOU, TRIUMPHANT FAME SHALL THRO THE WORLD IMMORTALIZE THY NAME on banner below, rev. Blücher astride horse left, trampling a bespectacled general - Louis-Nicolas Davout (Davoust), castle in background; STRUCK BY J. PARISH. IN HONOUR OF HIS OLD FRIEND BLUCHER above, THE FALL OF HAMBURGH'S TYRANT, DAVOUST ELBA'S EMPEROR on ribbon below. Bramsen 1736, BHM 902, Eimer 1072, Wellington 58. Some minor contact marks as typical for these large piece; a few dark spots near edge. About Extremely Fine. Ex Spink, NY, January 27-28, 2016, lot 816.

$250 to $300