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Captains Creighton, Low, and Stouffer Life Saving Medal

Captains Creighton, Low, and Stouffer Life Saving Medal
Captains Creighton, Low, and Stouffer Life Saving Medal
Title
Captains Creighton, Low, and Stouffer Life Saving Medal
Date 
1861
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 15/16 in. ( 7.5 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing shield with the arms of the City of Philadelphia flanked by two female allegorical figures; reverse is inscribed: "TESTIMONIAL/TO/CAPTAINS/CRIGHTON (sic), LOW AND STOUFFER./OF THE SHIPS/THREE BELLS, KILBY, AND ANTARCTIC./FROM THE CORPORATION/OF THE/CITY OF PHILADELPHIA./FOR THEIR GALLANTRY IN RESCUING/THE PASSENGERS FROM THE WRECK OF/THE STEAMER/SAN FRANCISCO/JANUARY 1854."
Object Number 
INV.4750
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group