Captain Lewis Warrington Naval Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.183
Date: 
1819-1885
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 64.8mm (2 9/16 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse under center bust and reverse at right edge in exerg.: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Lewis Warrington facing right with legend: "LUDOVICUS WARRINGTON DUX NAVALIS AMERI." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend: "PRO PATRIA PARATUS AUT VINCERE AUT MORIS"; inscription in exergue: "INTER PEACOCK NAV. AMERI./ET EPERVIE NAV. ANG./DIE XXIX MAR./MDCCCXIV."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group