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Captain Lewis Warrington Naval Medal

Object Number: 
After 1840
Copper-plated lead
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "FURST. F." Inscription: reverse, at lower right, below inscription in exergue: "FURST. F."
Copper-plated lead electrotype of Lewis Warrington naval medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Warrington facing right with legend: "LUDOVICUS WARRINGTON DUX NAVALIS AMERI." Reverse shows naval combat scene with legend: "PRO PATRIA PARATUS AUT VINCERE AUT MORI"; inscription below exergual line: "INTER PEACOCK NAV. AMERI/ET EPERVIE NAV. ANG./DIE XXIX MAR/MDCCCXIV."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Hill Morgan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group