Captain Jacob Jones Naval Medal

Object Number: 
INV.2666
Date: 
1821-1885
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at left: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, on exergual line, at left: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Jacob Jones facing right with legend: "IACOBUS JONES VIRTUS INARDUA TENDIT." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend: "VICTORIAM HOSTI MAJORI CELERRIME RAPUIT" and inscription below exergual line: "INTER WASP NAV. AMERI./ET FROLIC NAV. ANG./DIE XVIII OCT./MDCCCXII."
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Creative: Tronvig Group