Lieutenant Stephen Cassin Naval Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3685
Date: 
After 1878
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at left: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, on exergual line, at right: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with uniformed bust of Stephen Cassin facing right with legend: "STEP.CASSIN TICONDEROGA PRAEFECT. QUAE REGIO IN TERRIS NOS./NON PLENA LAB." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend: "UNO LATERE PERCUSSO. ALTERUM/IMPAVIDE VERTIT" and inscription below exergual line: "INTER CLASS. AMERI./ET BRIT DIE XI SEPT./MDCCCXIIII."
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Creative: Tronvig Group