Lot 4121809 Napoleonic Wars – The Duke of Wellington’s...

Auction Date: 17/10/2017 at 10:30 am

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1809 Napoleonic Wars – The Duke of Wellington’s Successful Crossing of the River Duro Medallion – to the obverse; Portrait of the Duke and legend Arthur Duke of Wellington. Reverse; Neptune assisting British soldiers crossing the Duro in wine barges Legend Passage of the Duro 1809 commemorative medallion. White metal medallion, 41mm diameter. Note: The crossing of the River Duro and capture of Oporto was Duke of Wellington’s first success in Spain and Portugal, just 26 days after leaving Portsmouth. A scarce medallion

Hammer Price: £220.00

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