What happened in 1st of June 1794?
Britain claimed victory over the French in a naval battle in the Atlantic Ocean, 700km off the French island Ushant, and came to be known as Glorious First of June.
What happened this week, in 1662?
This week, in 1662 Charles II, King of England married the Portuguese princess Catherine of Braganza. Several medals and tokens were produced to commemorate the event however the official medallion issued for their marriage was this beautiful piece by John Roettier.