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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.200
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 27.9mm (1 1/8 in.)
Description: 
Copper struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bust-length portrait in uniform; legend: "DIXI DEO DUCE". Reverse shows laurel branches crossed at bottom below blank space topped with legend: "THE FARRAGUT MEDAL/ AWARDED/ TO."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group