State Department Lifesaving Medal
diameter: 66.5mm (2 5/8 in.)
Reverse bottom left: "LEUTZE DEL."; right: "ELLIS SC."
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing national coat of arms; legend: "UNITED STATES/ OF/ AMERICA". Reverse shows blank scroll above scene of rescue on shore with wrecked ship and lighthouse in background.
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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