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0071.1: Capture of Louisbourg Medal 1758, Gold

Added by: megan
Description: The medal is 42mm in diameter. The obverse shows a globe with allegorical figures around it - a grenadier, a sailor and a woman - with CANADA and AMERICA on the globe and PARITER IN BELLA above. The reverse shows a battle scene with batteries firing on a couple of French ships with the English fleet in the background. Around the top is the legend LOVISBOVRG TAKEN MDCCLVIII.
Date Added: 12-11-2016