25 September 2001
EXPEDITION TO VIGO BAY 1702, silver, 37 mm., unsigned (by John Croker), crowned draped bust of Queen Anne left, reverse, a view of Vigo Harbour with ships burning inside, polished but extremely fine
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Reference: British Battles and Medals (No. 20).
Struck to commemorate the Anglo-Dutch victory over 17 Galleons from the West Indies under the protection of French and Spanish ships in Vigo Bay on 12.10.1702.
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