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Captain William Bainbridge Naval Medal

Object Number: 
INV.13679
Date: 
1841-1886
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at right: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, below exergual inscription, at center: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of William Bainbridge facing right with legend: "GULIELMUS BAINBRIDGE PATRIA VICTISQUE LAUDATUS." Reverse shows naval combat scene with legend above: "PUGNANDO."; inscription below exergual line: "INTER CONST. NAV. AMERI./ET JAV.NAV. ANGL./DIE XXIX DECEM./MDCCCXII."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group