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Great Britain, copper medal, 1813, Duke of Wellington / Crossing the Pyrenes.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Medals & Tokens Start Price:120.00 USD Estimated At:150.00 - 225.00 USD
Great Britain, copper medal, 1813, Duke of Wellington / Crossing the Pyrenes.
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Great Britain, copper medal, 1813, Duke of Wellington / Crossing the Pyrenes. 41 mm; 38.15 grams. Striking design of lion (representing the English army) attacking an eagle (as Napoleon's forces) during the Peninsular War; Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) was the commanding officer for the English forces as they pushed back the French army from Spain into France, eventually forcing Napoleon's defeat and abdication. Mint State with faint cabinet rub on cheek, minor graffiti around bust, brown obverse with much darker reverse.