Master Commandant Jesse D. Elliott Naval Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.375
Date: 
1818
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 64.8mm (2 9/16 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse and reverse at bottom: "FURST F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust facing right; legend: "JESSE D. ELLIOTT.NIL ACTUM REPUTANS SI QUID/SUPERESSET AGENDUM." Reverse shows naval battle scene; legend: "VIAM INVENIT VIRTUS AUT FACIT"; in exerg.: "INTER CLASS. AMERI./ET BRIT. DIE X SEP./MDCCCXIII."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group