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Great Britain, high-relief copper medal, Admiral Earl Howe, 1794, Battle of the Glorious First of Ju

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Great Britain, high-relief copper medal, Admiral Earl Howe, 1794, Battle of the Glorious First of Ju
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Great Britain, high-relief copper medal, Admiral Earl Howe, 1794, Battle of the Glorious First of June, by C.H. Kuechler, NGC MS 65 BN, finest known in NGC census, ex-Prieto. BHM-383; Eimer-855; Pollard-8. 61.65 grams, 48 mm. Obverse with bust right with engraver's initials C.H.K. on shoulder truncation (his name spelled out on reverse as well) within legend RIC . COMES HOWE THALASSIARCHA BRITAN . with PATRIAE DECUS ET TUTAMEN at bottom; reverse with battle scene at sea showing Howe's flagship sinking a French ship below legend NON SORTE SED VIRTUTE ., with GALLOR . CLASSIS PROFLIG . / DIE I JUNII . / MDCCXCIV . in exergue. Deep red color all over, no wear and barely a small mark here and there, slabbed for census purposes as a "British Historical Medal." NGC #5931823-007 (extra large slab). Pedigreed to the Tomas Prieto collection (stated on label).