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Captain Charles Stewart Naval Medal

Object Number: 
1942.31
Medium: 
After 1840
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "FURST. F." Inscription: reverse, on exergual line, at left: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Copper-plated lead electrotype of Charles Stewart naval medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Stewart facing right with legend: "CAROLUS STEWART NAVIS AMER. CONSTITUTION DUX." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend: "UNA VICTORIAM ERIPUIT RATIBUS BINIS"; inscription in exergue: "INTER CONSTITU. NAV. AMERI./ET LEVANT ET CYANE NAV./ANG. DIE XX. FEBR./MDCCCXV."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Hill Morgan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group