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Lieutenant Edward R. McCall Naval Medal

Object Number: 
1942.22
Date: 
After 1840
Medium: 
Copper-plated lead
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, below exergual line: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Copper-plated lead electrotype of Edward McCall naval medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of McCall facing right with legend: "EDWARD R. McCALL NAVIS ENTERPRISE PRAEFECTUS/SIC ITUR AD ASTRA." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend: "VIVERE SAT VINCERE"; incription below exergual line: "INTER ENTERPRIZE NAV./AMERI. ET BOXER NAV./BRIT. DIE IV SEPT./MDCCCXIII."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Hill Morgan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group