Captain William Bainbridge Naval Medal

Captain William Bainbridge Naval Medal
Title
Captain William Bainbridge Naval Medal
Date 
1841-1885
Medium 
bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of William Bainbridge facing right with legend: "GULIELMUS BAINBRIDGE PATRIA VICTISQUE LAUDATUS." Reverse shows scene of naval combat with legend above: "PUGNANDO."; inscription below exergual line: "INTER CONST. NAV. AMERI./ET JAV.NAV. ANGL./DIE XXIX DECEM./MDCCCXII."
Object Number 
INV.3317
Marks 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, lower right: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, below exergual inscription, at center: "FURST. F."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group