Bronze, leather, velvet, brass
diameter: 72.5mm (2 7/8 in.)
Obverse below bust: "R"; reverse in exerg." MOLART F"; on edge: cornucopia mark and "BRONZE".
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing right-facing bust-length profile; legend: "LVDOVICVS.MAGNVS.REX.CHRISTIANISSIMVS.". Reverse shows canoe decorated with six shields and two genies at top, carrying a globe; Victory above, crown in hand; legend: "DELETA HOSTIVM CLASSE"; in exerg.: "VICTORIA PANORMITANA/ M.DC.LXXVI." In hinged green leather presentation box lined in red velvet, with brass clasp.
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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