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Commemorative Medals

Stock code: CM000026X
£650
Country: Great Britain
Type: Struck
Ref. no: MI II 437/39; E479

Obv. Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of George right. Rev. King indicating Morea on a library terestrial globe.
45mm, 43.84g. EF - Extremely Fine,, even patination with dull bronze lustre

Treaty of Passarowitz 1718. Copper medallion by J. Croker. Turkey had wrested Morea (now in Greece) from the Venetians. Emperor Charles VI as guarantor of the Treaty of Carlowitz had come to Venice's aid and defeated Turks at Belgrade. George I was appointed mediator and a Peace was concluded at Passarowitz (which allowed Turkey to retain Morea!)
RARE MEDAL, VERY GOOD CONDITION AND WITH GREEK AND TURKISH INTEREST.