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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 177
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 178
3rd - 4th September 2022

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Medals : Auction 175 : Lot 785

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 175
Medals Lot
785
of 1812 General Manuel 48mm diameter, weight 48.91 grammes, Rosa 93. Struck in , , Obverse: BAIO LA PROTECCION DE NUESTRA SENORA DE MERCEDES GENERALADEL EXERCITO with VICTORIA DEL 24 DE SEPTEMBRE within a wreath, Reverse: TUCUMAN SEPULCRO DE LA TIRANIA within a wreath, Edge reads ***VIVA LA RELIGION LA PATRIA Y LA UNION***. Good Fine. Cataloguer's note General Manuel Belgrano was a founding figure in the s of Argentinian Independence. At the battle of Tucuman, General Belgrano led the of the North, and defeated the ist Troops, led by General , who had a two-to-one advantage in numbers, thus halting the royalist advance on the North West of Argentina. This together with the Battle of on 20 February 1813 allowed the Argentine troops to reaffirm the borders under their control. The cruiser ARA General Belgrano which was sunk during the War 1982 was named after him as was the earlier 1896 ARA General Belgrano, as well as Puerto Belgrano, the largest base of the Argentinian . Many other small towns and departments also bear his name. These facts alone link the medal indirectly to many different historical events
£1,000
Argentina Battle of Tucuman 1812 General Manuel Belgrano 48mm diameter, weight 48.91 grammes, Rosa 93. Struck in Potosi, Bolivia, Obverse: BAIO LA PROTECCION DE NUESTRA SENORA DE MERCEDES GENERALADEL EXERCITO with VICTORIA DEL 24 DE SEPTEMBRE within a wreath, Reverse: TUCUMAN SEPULCRO DE LA TIRANIA within a wreath, Edge reads ***VIVA LA RELIGION LA PATRIA Y LA UNION***. Good Fine. Cataloguer's note General Manuel Belgrano was a founding figure in the Wars of Argentinian Independence. At the battle of Tucuman, General Belgrano led the Army of the North, and defeated the Royalist Troops, led by General Pio de Tristan, who had a two-to-one advantage in numbers, thus halting the royalist advance on the North West of Argentina. This together with the Battle of Salta on 20 February 1813 allowed the Argentine troops to reaffirm the borders under their control. The cruiser ARA General Belgrano which was sunk during the Falklands War 1982 was named after him as was the earlier 1896 ARA General Belgrano, as well as Puerto Belgrano, the largest base of the Argentinian Navy. Many other small towns and departments also bear his name. These facts alone link the medal indirectly to many different historical events : Medals : Auction 175 : Lot 785
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Argentina Battle of Tucuman 1812 General Manuel Belgrano 48mm diameter, weight 48.91 grammes, Rosa 93. Struck in Potosi, Bolivia, Obverse: BAIO LA PROTECCION DE NUESTRA SENORA DE MERCEDES GENERALADEL EXERCITO with VICTORIA DEL 24 DE SEPTEMBRE within a wreath, Reverse: TUCUMAN SEPULCRO DE LA TIRANIA within a wreath, Edge reads ***VIVA LA RELIGION LA PATRIA Y LA UNION***. Good Fine. Cataloguer's note General Manuel Belgrano was a founding figure in the Wars of Argentinian Independence. At the battle of Tucuman, General Belgrano led the Army of the North, and defeated the Royalist Troops, led by General Pio de Tristan, who had a two-to-one advantage in numbers, thus halting the royalist advance on the North West of Argentina. This together with the Battle of Salta on 20 February 1813 allowed the Argentine troops to reaffirm the borders under their control. The cruiser ARA General Belgrano which was sunk during the Falklands War 1982 was named after him as was the earlier 1896 ARA General Belgrano, as well as Puerto Belgrano, the largest base of the Argentinian Navy. Many other small towns and departments also bear his name. These facts alone link the medal indirectly to many different historical events : Medals : Auction 175 : Lot 785
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