Coast Survey (Bache) Life Saving Medal

Coast Survey (Bache) Life Saving Medal
Coast Survey (Bache) Life Saving Medal
Title
Coast Survey (Bache) Life Saving Medal
Date 
After 1861
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 5/16 in. ( 3.4 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse bearing inscription within laurel wreath: "FOR/GALLANTRY/ AND HUMANITY/DEC. 1846." Reverse with inscription in a plain field: "THE/TREASURY DEPARTMENT/OF THE UNITED STATES/COAST SURVEY/TO"; space for engraving below.
Object Number 
1214
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Creative: Tronvig Group