Dr. Frederick Rose Personal Medal

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Title:
Dr. Frederick Rose Personal Medal
Date: 
1861
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 15/16 in. ( 7.4 cm )
Classification: 
Date End: 
1 861
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with clothed bust of James Buchanan facing right with legend: "JAMES BUCHANAN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES/1857." Reverse shows the scene of Aesculapus shielding two crew members from death with legend: "TO Dr. FREDERICK ROSE, ASSISTANT SURGEON, ROYAL NAVY, G.B." and inscription below exergual line: "FOR KINDNESS AND HUMANITY/TO OFFICERS AND CREW/OF THE U.S. STEAMER/SUSQUEHANNA."
Object Number: 
1146
Date Begin: 
1861
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group