1781 British Resentment Medal

Approximate Current Value: $

Diameter: 53.8 mm
Mintage/Proof: NA / NA
Weight: 45.9 grams
Metal: Bronze
I Own 1781 Betts Revolutionary War Medals (1775-1782)

History, Information, and Value of 1781 British Resentment Medal

Value of 1781 British Resentment Medal

This medal indicates the resentment held by the British after the Revolutionary War. The obverse features a bust of George III, facing to the left wearing armor, cloak, his hair tied back with a ribbon. The legend reads, “George III, King of England.” The reverse displays a lion rampant and breaking from his bonds. The legend reads, “Never taught to submit. In perpetual memory, 1781.”

The obverse and reverse text read as follows: Georgius III Rex Ang | and | Indocilis Pati; In Perpet. Memor. | MDCCLXXXI.