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Lieutenant William Burrows Naval Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3272
Date: 
1817-1880
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing tomb, with funeral urn above and military trophies around with inscription: "W.BURROWS" in oval reserve on tomb; legend: "VICTORIAM TIBI CLARAM. PATRIAE MAESTAM." Reverse with naval battle and legend: "VIVERE SAT VINCERE," inscription in ex.: "ENTER ENTERPRIZE NAV./AMERI.ET BOXER NAV./BRIT. DIE IV SEPT./MDCCCXIII."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group