Richard Yeo; A Culloden medal  (2)
Lot 235
Richard Yeo; A Culloden medal (2)
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,596) inc. premium

Lot Details
Richard Yeo; A Culloden medal  (2)
Richard Yeo; A Culloden medal
A 1746 medal commemorating the victory of The Duke of Cumberland's Hanoverian government army over Charles Edward Stuart's Jacobite forces at Culloden on 16th April 1746, on the reverse of the coin Hercules is shown overcoming rebellion whilst supporting Britannia, width 51mm; together with a medal commemorating the British victories of 1759, mounted in a pendant, width excluding mount 44mm. (2)

Footnotes

  • The victory at Culloden secured the Hanoverian and Georgian monarchy and finished the Jacobite cause. The Duke of Cumberland, who features on the coin, was the son of King George II, and a key member of the Hanoverian royal family.
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