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Captain Johnston Blakeley Naval Medal

Object Number: 
INV.13678
Date: 
1820
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below 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 Johnston Blakeley facing right with legend: "JOHNSTON BLAKELEY REIP. FAED. AM. NAV. WASP DUX." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend above: "EHEU! BIS VICTOR PATRIA TUA TE LUGET PLAUDITQ."; inscription in exergue: "INTER WASP NAV. AMERI./ET REINDEER NAV. ANG./DIE XXVIII JUNIUS/MDCCCXIV."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group