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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.353
Medium: 
Bronze, leather, velvet, brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 49.5mm (1 15/16 in.)
Marks: 
On edge: cornucopia mark; "BRONZE".
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bust-length profile with trident behind; legend: "LVDOVICVS.XIV.FRANC.ET.NAV REX". Reverse shows sailing ship at sea; legend: "NAVIGATIO INSTAVRATA'; in exerg.: "1668". In hinged red leather presentation box lined in velvet, with brass clasp.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group