Obverse: Bust almost front. Reverse: Citadel of Antwerp with laurel wreath and cost of arms.

General Baron David Hendrick Chassé (1765-1849), Defense of the Citadel of Antwerp in December 1832

Germany , foundry unknown

1832

The Dutch-born General David Hendrick Chassé was commander of the Third Dutch-Belgian infantry division at Waterloo. In 1832 he defended the citadel of Antwerp against the French but was forced to capitulate on December 23, 1832. Two days later he received the Knights Grand Cross of the Military William Order for his defense.

  • Titles General Baron David Hendrick Chassé (1765-1849), Defense of the Citadel of Antwerp in December 1832 (Descriptive)
  • Medium cast iron
  • Dimensions 1 7/8 in. Diam., 37.4g (4.8 cm)
  • Credit Line Gift of American Cast Iron Pipe Company, 1986.495.26
  • Work Type medal
  • Classification Medals