Commodore Matthew C. Perry Presentation Medal
diameter: 2 5/8 in. ( 6.6 cm )
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "F.N.MITCHELL.F."
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Matthew Perry facing left with legend: "COMMODORE M.C. PERRY." Reverse bears inscriptiona at center, surrounded by wreath of oak and laurel, whose crossed branches are encircled by crown of ships' masts and having band labelled "MISSISSIPPI."
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