Captain James Lawrence Naval Medal

Captain James Lawrence Naval Medal
Title
Captain James Lawrence Naval Medal
Date 
After 1840
Medium 
Copper-plated lead
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Description 
Copper-plated lead electrotype of James Lawrence naval medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Lawrence facing right with legend: "JAC. LAWRENCE DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend: "MANSUETUD. MAJ. QUAM VICTORIA."; inscription in exergue: "INTER HORNET NAV. AMERI./ET PEACOCK NAV. ANG./DIE XXIV. FEB./MDCCCXIII."
Object Number 
1942.19
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at left: "FURST. F." Inscription: reverse, on exergual line, at left: "FURST. F."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group