Dr. Frederick Rose Personal Medal

Dr. Frederick Rose Personal Medal
Dr. Frederick Rose Personal Medal
Title
Dr. Frederick Rose Personal Medal
Date 
1861
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 15/16 in. ( 7.4 cm )
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
Marks 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "S. ELLIS SC." inscription: reverse, above exergual line: "Paquet. F."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group