Captain Charles Stewart Naval Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.187
Date: 
1819-1885
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 65.2mm (2 9/16 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse below center of bust and reverse on exergual line: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Charles Stewart facing right with legend: "CAROLUS STEWART NAVIS AMER. CONSTITUTION DUX." Reverse with naval battle scene and legend: "UNA VICTORIAM ERIPUIT RATIBUS BINIS"; inscription in exergue: "INTER CONSTITU. NAV. AMERI./ET LEVANT ET CYANE NAV./ANG. DIE XX FEBR./MDCCCXV."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group