Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.169
Date: 
ca. 1812-1820
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 30.8mm (1 3/16 in.)
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing two sailing ships battling at sea. Reverse shows laurels with anchor at bottom; legend: "FREE TRADE AND SAILORS RIGHTS/ CONSTITUTION / AND / GUERRIERE / 1812."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group