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0074.2: Defence of Gibraltar 1779-1783, Picton's Medal



Added by: megan
Description: Sir John Picton's medal was awarded to British forces involved in the defence. It's exceptionally large - 59mm - with a map of Gibraltar on the obverse and a lengthy inscription on the reverse above a lion lying down holding a shield with Gibraltar's castle and key emblem on it. Image courtesy of DNW.
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Date Added: 12-18-2016