History, Information, and Value of 1559 Marriage of Philip and Isabella Medal
Value of 1759 Death of Wolfe Medal
James Wolfe died fighting for the English at the battle for Quebec. This medal honors his bravery and fortitude. The reverse displays a bust of Wolfe, facing to the left, wearing armor and his flowing hair tied back with a bow. The legend reads, “James Wolfe, the Englishman”. The reverse portrays a funeral urn on a pedestal topped by a laurel wreath and surrounded by weapons and articles for war such as cannons, flags, powder-barrels, swords, shields, and helmets. The legend reads, “Slain in the moment of victory at Quebec, Sept. 13, 1759.” The inscription on the pedestal translates, “For Fatherland”.