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Lieutenant William Burrows Naval Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3274
Date: 
ca. 1885
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, lower left of image: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, below inscription in exergue: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing tombstone, with funeral urn above and military trophies around; legend: "VICTORIAM TIBI CLARAM. PATRIAE MAESTAM." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend above: "VIVERE SAT VINCERE" and inscription in exergue: "INTER 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