Captain Lewis Warrington Naval Medal

Object Number: 
INV.2661
Date: 
1819-1885
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "FURST.F." inscription: reverse, to lower right of inscription in exergue: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Lewis Warrington facing right with legend: "LUDOVICUS WARRINGTON DUX NAVALIS AMERI." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend: "PRO PATRIA PARATUS AUT VINCERE AUT MORIS"; inscription in exergue: "INTER PEACOCK NAV. AMERI./ET EPERVIE NAV. ANG./DIE XXIX MAR./MDCCCXIV."
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Creative: Tronvig Group