of Marlborough, Battle of Blenheim
of Marlborough, Battle of Blenheim, silver medal, , 1704, by G. Hautsch, bust of the Duke of Marlborough with long hair profile right, rev. Mars seated left leans on his shield inscribed, MARS VULTOR (MARS THE AVENGER), ), encourages a soldier in the destruction of his enemies, MIRATUR TELIS AEMULA TELA SUIS (HE WONDERS AT THE WEAPONS WHICH EMULATE HIS OWN), in exergue, OB GALLOS ET BAVAROS DEVICTOS TALLARDO DUC. AD HOCHSTAD. CAPTO 1704 (ON THE DEFEAT OF THE FRENCH AND BAVARIANS, TALLARD, THEIR GENERAL BEING TAKEN AT HOCHSTADT), with edge inscription, 37 mm (MI 256/50). Faint graffiti marks, otherwise good extremely fine and toned. £Sold
The reference to Hochstadt was another name given at the time for Blenheim.
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