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Lieutenant Stephen Cassin Naval Medal

Object Number: 
INV.2800
Date: 
1818-1878
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, above exergual line: "FURST.F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal, with obverse showing 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 incription below exergual line: "INTER CLASS. AMERI./ET BRIT DIE XI SEPT./MDCCCXIIII."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group