Earl Howe, Glorious 1st of June
Earl Howe, Glorious 1st of June, bronze medal, 1794, by C. H. Kuchler for Matthew Boulton, uniformed bust of Earl Howe right, RIC . COMES HOWE THALASSIARCHA BRITAN, (RICHARD, EARL HOWE, BRITISH ADMIRAL). rev. a battle scene with Lord Howe's flagship 'Queen Charlotte' sinking a French ship. PATRIAE DECVS ET TVTAMEN (THE COUNTRY'S GLORY AND DEFENCE). GALLOR . CLASSIS PROFLIG . DIE 1 JUNII . MDCCXCIV. (FRENCH FLEET ROUTED ON THE 1ST JUNE 1794). 48 mm, (BHM. 383; M. H. 1919/417). Minor discolouration to the right of the shipping, otherwise good extremely fine, a magnificent battle scene. £495.00
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