1055565 | GREECE. Andreas Vokos.
(Admiral, 1769-1835). 1825 Bronze Medal. NGC MS66BN (Brown).
By Konrad Lange. Edge: Plain. 44.62mm. 49.69gm. Bust, left /
A Greek with torch and dagger stepping away from a boat; in the background the partly burning fleet at sea. Wurzbach 6277.
Greek War of Independence, 1821-8130.
Please use this link to verify the NGC certification number 4842685002 Andreas Vokos, nicknamed "Miaoulis" (1769-1835), was a Greek admiral and politician who commanded Greek naval forces during the Greek War of Independence. A big festival, called "Miaoulia", takes place in the city of Hydra (Miaoulis' place of birth) every year on the weekend closest to 21 June, to honor the Admiral for his role in the Revolution.