diameter: 2 5/16 in. ( 5.9 cm )
inscription: reverse, on exergual line at right: "FURST"
Bronze struck medal with uniformed bust of Oliver H. Perry facing left with legend: "OLIVERUS HAZARD PERRY. PRO PATRIA VICIT/PRESENTED/BY THE GOVERNMENT/OF PENNSYLVANIA." Reverse shows naval combat scene with eagle flying overhead, holding streamer labelled "VICTORY"; legend: "WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY; AND THEY ARE OURS."; inscription in exergue: "BRITISH FLEET ON LAKE ERIE./CAPTURED SEPTEMBER 10.1813."
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