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Captain Isaac Hull Naval Medal

Object Number: 
INV.2663
Date: 
1816-1885
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, on bust truncation at right: "R."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Isaac Hull facing left with legend: "PERITOS ARTE SUPERAT JUL.MDCCCXII AUG.CERTAMINE FORTES ISAACUS HULL [below bust, at center]. Reverse shows naval battle with legend: " HORAE MOMENTO VICTORIA" and inscription below exergual line: "INTER CONST. NAV. AMER./ET GUER.ANGL."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group