2015 Silver Medallion Pistrucci Waterloo
In 2015, The Royal Mint issued this splendid Pistrucci Waterloo silver medallion.
Struck in 0.999 silver fineness
Comes in the original presentation box with a certificate of authenticity
Contains 8.029 troy ounces of fine silver
Limited mintage of 1,815 medallions
Designed by Benedetto Pistrucci
After the Battle of Waterloo, a Waterloo Campaign Medal was issued to all who had fought in this historic battle which ended the Napoleonic Wars. A second medallion was commissioned by the esteemed engraver, Benedetto Pistrucci, however it was not struck until 200 years later.
Battle of Waterloo
Based upon the original Pistrucci designs, The Royal Mint issued this stunning silver medallion for the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. This large medallion comes in a black presentation case with a certificate of authenticity.
The obverse bears the four leaureate busts of the four allied leaders with the inscription:
ANGLIA AUSTRIA RUSSIA PRUSSIA FŒDERE JUNCTIS.
The reverse bears an intricate engraving of the Duke of Wellington and Prince Blücher, the Prussian Field Marshal riding into battle with the inscription set within a large band:
WATERLOO 18 June 1815