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Lieutenant Stephen Cassin Naval Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.186
Date: 
After 1878
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 64.9mm (2 9/16 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse below bust and reverse ar right on exergual ine: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with uniformed bust of Stephen Cassin facing right with legend: "STEP.CASSIN TICONDEROGA PRAEFECT. QUAE REGIO IN TERRIS NOS./NON PLENA LAB." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend: "UNO LATERE PERCUSSO. ALTERUM/IMPAVIDE VERTIT" and inscription below exergual line: "INTER CLASS. AMERI./ET BRIT DIE XI SEPT./MDCCCXIIII."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group