Captain William Bainbridge Naval Medal
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
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."
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, lower right: "FURST. F."
inscription: reverse, below exergual inscription, at center: "FURST. F."
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