Admiral Boscawen "Louisburg Captured" Commemorative Medal

Admiral Boscawen "Louisburg Captured" Commemorative Medal
Title
Admiral Boscawen "Louisburg Captured" Commemorative Medal
Date 
1758
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 cm )
Description 
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
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Creative: Tronvig Group