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Action off Isle De Groix, Admiral Alexander Hood: CM.4.50-1922

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Action off Isle De Groix, Admiral Alexander Hood

Maker(s)

Hancock, John (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

Production date: AD 1795

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze gilding Diameter (min) 48.8 mm Diameter 48.8 mm Weight 63.66 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Uniformed bust of Admiral Hood, facing right

  • Text: A. A. HOOD LORD BRIDGEPORT ADMIRAL OF THE WHITE.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Victory standing one foot on a rocky promontory holding aloft a naval crown and three captured French flags.

  • Text: OFF PORT L'ORIENT & CLOSE TO THE FRENCH SHORE & BATTERIES WITH 22 SHIPS ATTACKED & DEFEATED THE FRENCH FLEET OF 32 SHIPS THREE SHIPS & 228 GUNS TAKEN In exergue: 23D. JUNE 1795
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.4.50-1922
Primary reference Number: 229140
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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