Captain Thomas Truxtun Naval Medal

Captain Thomas Truxtun Naval Medal
Title
Captain Thomas Truxtun Naval Medal
Date 
ca. 1880
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Thomas Truxtun facing left. Reverse shows a naval battle scene with inscritpion below exergual line: "By vote of Congress, to/THOMAS TRUXTUN/24 Mar. 1800."
Object Number 
INV.3518
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Creative: Tronvig Group