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Master Commandant Jesse D. Elliott

Object Number: 
INV.2697
Date: 
1820-1866
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, below inscription in ex., at center: "FURST.F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing Jesse D. Elliott's uniformed bust facing right with legend: "JESSE D. ELLIOTT.NIL ACTUM REPUTANS SI QUID SUPERESSET AGENDUM." Reverse shows naval battle with legend: "VIAM INVENIT VIRTUS AUT FACIT" and inscription below exergual line: "INTER CLASS.AMERI./ET BRIT. DIE X. SEP./MDCCCXIII."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group