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Captain Isaac Hull Naval Medal

Object Number: 
After 1840
Copper-plated lead
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at right: "R"
Copper-plated lead electrotype of Isaac Hull naval medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Hull facing left surrounded by legend: "ISAACUS HULL/PERITOS ARTE SUPERAT JUL. MDCCCXII AUG. CERTAMINE FORTES." Reverse depicts naval battle scene with legend above: "HORAE MOMENTO VICTORIA"; inscription in exergue: "INTER CONST. NAV. AMER./ET GUER. ANGL."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Hill Morgan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group