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Given by W. Fleming, F.R.C.S.E.
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This is a bronze medal made in England. The obverse of this medal represents a profile bust of Blucher. The reverse shows a lion and a lamb couchant by a wheatsheaf and a horm of plenty. Above is a dove descending with an olive branch and there is a church in the background.
Obv., profile bust of Blucher. Rev., a lion and a lamb couchant by a wheatsheaf and a horn of plenty: above, a dove descending with an olive branch; a church in the background.
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"G. L. von Blucher, Prince of Wagstagt. The hero of freedom, the pride of our coutry, and ornament of human nature"
"We praise Thee, O God, we acknowledge Thee to be the Lord"
Diameter: 1.625 in
Medal, commemorating Field Marshal Blucher, English
Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)
List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington, Acquired During the Year 1877, Arranged According to the Dates of Acquisition. London : Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O. p. 161.
Dove; Cornucopia; Lion; Lamb; Olive branch