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Captain Thomas Truxtun Naval Medal

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; 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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group