1805, Great Britain. ADMIRAL LORD NELSON. BHM 596

SKU: 19178-8B $350.00
1805, Great Britain. ADMIRAL LORD NELSON. By Thomas Webb and Jean-Pierre Droz. AE 41mm. Obv: Bare head of Lord Nelson facing left. Rev: Bellona standing on the prow of a ship hurling a thunderbolt. BHM 596 R, Eimer 963, Milford Haven 520, Hardy 88. Reverse struck from a cracked die. Small cut in the field of the reverse. $350. -------- This uses the same reverse as the medal issued in Mudie's series of "National Medals" It may have been intended to be included in the series, but the other obverse, depicting Nelson in uniform, ended up being selected
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