Lieutenant Stephen Cassin Naval Medal
diameter: 64.9mm (2 9/16 in.)
Obverse below bust and reverse ar right on exergual ine: "FURST. F."
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."
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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