Captain James Lawrence Naval Medal
diameter: 64.8mm (2 9/16 in.)
On obverse at bottom left of bust and reverse on exergual line: "FURST. F."
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of James Lawrence facing right with legend: "JAC. LAWRENCE DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRP PATRIA MORI." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend: "MANSUETUD MAJ QUAM VICTORIA" and inscription below exergual line: "INTER HORNET NAV AMERI/ET PEACOCK NAV ANG/DIE XXIV FEB/MDCCCXIII."
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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