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Captain Johnston Blakeley Naval Medal

Object Number: 
INV.2685
Date: 
1820
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, on bust truncation: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, above exergual line, at left: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal, with obverse showing uniformed bust of Johnston Blakely facing right with surrunding legend: "JOHNSTON BLAKELEY REIP. FAED. AM. NAV. WASP DUX." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend: "EHEU! BIS VICTORPATRIA TUA TE LUGET PLAUDITQ." and inscription below exergual line: "INTER WASP NAV. AMERI./ET REINDEER NAV. ANG./DIE XXVIII JUNIUS/MDCCCXIV."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group