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Medal commemorating the Expedition to Vigo Bay, 1702; obverse
Medal commemorating the expedition to Vigo Bay, 1702. Obverse: Neptune (right), his trident in his left hand, seated in his sea chariot drawn by horses, supported by three nereids, holding the shields of England, Holland and the Empire, and Victory (left), palm in hand, upholding a scroll. Inscribed on scroll, the names of the ships, burnt, sunk or taken. Reverse: View of Vigo harbour and forts, the French fleet and galleons withdrawn up the river; the chain boom across the mouth; forts and batteries manned for defence - the allied fleets outside.
- Image reference: E2538-1
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London