Captain Jacob Jones Naval Medal
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at left: "FURST. F." Inscription: reverse, on exergual line, at left: "FURST. F."
Copper-plated lead electrotype of Jacob Jones naval medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Jones facing right; legend above: "JACOBUS JONES VIRTUS IN ARDUA TENDIT." Reverse depicts naval battle scene with legend above: "VICTORIAM HOSTI MAJORI CELERRIME RAPUIT."; inscription in exergue: "INTER WASP NAV. AMERI./ET FROLIC NAV. ANG./DIE XVIII OCT./MDCCCXII."
Gift of Mrs. John Hill Morgan
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