Dr. Turton's Medal for the Battle of Trafalgar, , bronze, 1805, by Thomas Wyon Snr. uniformed bust of Lord Nelson with hair tied back profile left, NELSON AT BRONTI. VICTOR TRAFALGAR ET VICTIMA, rev. a view of the battle, with two British columns approaching the enemy lines, MEMORIAE . CONSECRAVIT. GUL. TURTON. M. D. F. L. S. (WILLIAM TURTON DOCTOR OF MEDICINE AND FELLOW OF THE LINNAEAN SOCIETY HAS DEDICATED THIS TO HIS MEMORY), 45mm (BHM 586; Hardy 43; MH 496), Extremely fine and rare. £950.00
Ex Suckling Collection, Morton and Eden 2008, lot 464.
William Turton, (1735-1806),Physician.Examples of this medal were given to the authors of ten memorial poems.