Captain Thomas Truxtun Naval Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3518
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."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group