Admiral Boscawen "Louisburg Captured" Commemorative Medal

Admiral Boscawen "Louisburg Captured" Commemorative Medal
Title
Admiral Boscawen "Louisburg Captured" Commemorative Medal
Date 
1758
Medium 
Brass
Description 
Set of two identiacl commemorative medals: Brass struck medal with obverse depicting bust of admiral Boscawen in armor facing right with surrounding legend: "ADMl. BOSCAWEN . TOOK . CAPE . BRETON." Reverse shows ocean with five ships in foreground; beyond, a view of attack on the city, with cannon ball striking high tower on a hill; legend above: "LOUISBOURG"; in exergue: "IUL 25 1758" followed by small circle flanked by two halfmoons. Hole punched at top center.
Object Number 
INV.13907.1-.2
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Creative: Tronvig Group