Captain Thomas Truxtun Naval Medal

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Title:
Captain Thomas Truxtun Naval Medal
Date: 
ca. 1880
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm )
Classification: 
Date End: 
1 880
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Thomas Truxtun facing left; large plain borders. Reverse depicts naval battle scene with inscription in exergue: "By vote of Congress, to/THOMAS TRUXTUN/24 Mar. 1800"; large plain borders.
Object Number: 
1179
Date Begin: 
1880
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Creative: Tronvig Group