diameter: 24.4mm (15/16 in.)
Silver struck medal with obverse showing right-facing bust-length portrait in hat and ruff; legend: "JVAN PONCE DE LEON/ FLORIDA MARCH 27 TH 1512". Reverse shows fountain surrounded by trees; legend: "THE FOVNTAIN OF ETERNAL YOUTH". Loop fused to top with hanger ring.
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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