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Lieutenant Edward R. McCall Naval Medal

Object Number: 
INV.2684
Date: 
1820-1885
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, below inscription in ex., at center: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Edward McCall facing right with legend: "EDWARD R. McCALL NAVIS ENTERPRISE PREAFECTUS/SIC ITUR AD ASTRA." Reverse shows a naval battle scene with legend: "VIVERE SAT VINCERE" and inscription below exergual line: "INTER ENTERPRIZE NAV./AMERI. ET BOXER NAV./BRIT. DIE IV SEPT./MDCCCXIII."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group