Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.181
Date: 
1820-1866
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 64.8mm (2 9/16 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse below bust at left and reverse at bottom of legend in exerg.: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal, with obverse showing uniformed bust of Jesse Elliott facing right with legend: "JESSE D. ELLIOTT.NIL ACTUM REPUTANS SI QUID/SUPERESSET AGENDUM." Reverse shows a naval battle scene with legend: "VIAM INVENIT VIRTUS AUT FACIT" and inscription below exergual line: "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