Bronze, leather, velvet, brass
diameter: 73.1mm (2 7/8 in.)
Obverse below bust: "R"; reverse below text in exerg.: T BERNARD F"; on edge: cornucopia mark, "BRONZE"
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing right-facing bust-length profile; legend: "LVDOVICVS.MAGNVS. REX.CHRISTIANISSIMVS". Reverse shows king seated on a boat, holding a trident in one hand; in other hand, a crown presented to a sailor; legend: "VIRTVTI.NAVTICAE.PRAEMIA DATA."; in exerg.: "M.DC.XCII". In hinged green leather presentation box lined in red velvet, with brass clasp.
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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