Creator

Creation Date

1802

Era

1800-1900

Medium

White medal coin

Dimensions

1.5 x 1.5

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.160.7

Creator Biography

Creator Unknown, British.

Description

Peace of Amiens coin with the a bust of Marquis Cornwallis on obverse and the statement "Marquis Cornwallis British Plenipotentiary At Amiens." The reverse features Britannia seated next to a cherub and holding a tablet. A medallion of George III is in her lap. "Post Nubila Phoebus" is written around the scene.

Provenance

Authentic markings. Exergue of the coin states "Definitive Treaty Concluded 1802."

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