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Captain Charles Stewart Naval Medal

Object Number: 
1206
Date: 
1819-1885
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, on exergual line, at left: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Charles Stewart with legend: "CAROLUS STEWART NAVIS AMER. CONSTITUTION DUX." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend: "UNA VICTORIAM ERIPUIT RATIBUS BINIS" and inscription below exergual line: "INTER CONSTITU. NAV. AMERI./ET LEVANT ET CYANE NAV./ANG. DIE XX. FEBR./MDCCXV."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group