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Davison's Nile Medal 1798

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Davison's Nile Medal 1798

Bronze, engraved on rim "A TRIBUTE OF REGARD, FROM ALEXr DAVISON ESQr. St. JAMES'S SQUARE-", 47.5 mm, polished, good detail, contact marks, fine. Footnote: Nelson's victory at the mouth of the Nile on August 1, 1798 was celebrated in a novel manner by his prize agent, Alexander Davison, whose name and London address appear in the edge inscription on the medal designed by Kuchler. Originally issued without a suspender, many recipients added a ring to enable the medal to be worn. This sample has not been suspended. (BCM807)
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