Master Commandant Jesse D. Elliott Naval Medal

Object Number: 
1190
Date: 
1820-1866
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, below exergual inscription: "FURST.F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal, with obverse showing uniformed bust of Jesse Elliott facing right with legend: "JESSE D. ELLIOTT.NIL ACTUM REPUTANS SI QUID/SUPERESSET AGENDUM." Reverse shows a naval battle scene with legend: "VIAM INVENIT VIRTUS AUT FACIT" and inscription below exergual line: "INTER CLASS. AMERI./ET BRIT. DIE X SEP./MDCCCXIII."
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Creative: Tronvig Group