Waterloo Medal, Brunswick, Germany, awarded to Ioh. Mayrowsky, Leib. Bt., 1815.
The Battle of Waterloo was fought on 18 June 1815, near Waterloo in present day Belgium. Napoleon's army was defeated by the seventh coalition armies that included the United Kingdom, Prussia and Brunswick amongst others.
Bust of Duke Fredrich Wilhelm of Brunswick facing left and wearing a cap.Surrounding inscription reads 'Friedrich Wilhelm Herzog'. Artist's name 'Haseler' appears at bottom of Wilhelm's shoulder.
Laurel branches frame the year '1815' with surrounding inscription 'Braunschweig Seinen Kriegern. Quatrebras und Waterloo' (His Brunswick Warriors, Quatre Bras and Waterloo).
Impressed: 'IOH. MAYROWSKY . LEIB BT'.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
Obverse inscription reads: "Friedrich Wilhelm Herzog" Arist's name: "Haseler". Reverse inscription reads "1815" with surrounding inscription: "Braunschweig Seinen Kriegern. Quatrebras und Waterloo". (1815 His Brunswick Warriors, Quatre Bras and Waterloo).
Type of item
32 (Width), 32 (Height)
Round with loop and ribbon
References: [Link 1]
[Book] Joslin, E C., et al. 1988. British Battles and Medals., 92 Pages