Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.168
Date: 
1816
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 65.1mm (2 9/16 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Isaac Hull facing left with legend: "PERITOS ARTE SUPERAT JUL.MDCCCXII AUG.CERTAMINE FORTES/ ISAACUS HULL [below bust, at center]." Reverse shows naval battle with legend: "HORAE MOMENTO VICTORIA" and inscription below exergual line: "INTER CONST. NAV. AMER./ET GUER.ANGL."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group