diameter: 2 1/8 in. ( 5.4 cm )
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "R. BAUDICHON"
Inscription: reverse, at upper right: "RB"
Inscription: edge, upper left: "BRONZE"
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing the Statue of Liberty emerging from ocean wave, her right arm with sword stretched upward; legend within line border: "VLTRIX . AMERICA . JVRIS/1917 U . S . A 1918." Reverse depicts sinking passenger ship within shield-like central panel with image of drowning child in demi-lune panel above; legend around line border: "LUSITANIA MAY . 7 . 1915."
Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
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