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Counter commemorating the action off Eckernförde, 1849
Counter commemorating the action off Eckernförde, 1849. Obverse: The 'Christian VIII' on fire sinking, broadside starboard view of 'Gefion' in the distance, fort in foreground. Reverse: Inscription, 'ZERSTÖRUNG D . DÄN . LINIENSCHIFFES CHRISTIAN VIII UND EROBERUNG DER FREGATTE GEFION ECKERNFÖRDE 5 APRIL 1849.' (Destruction of the Danish line-of-battle ship 'Christian VIII' and capture of the frigate 'Gefion'). Legend: (in circle), 'DEN TAPFEREN DEUTSCHEN KRIEGERN GEWIDMET.' (Dedicated to the brave German warriors.)
- Image reference: E2723-2
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London