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Master Commandant Thomas Macdonough

Object Number: 
INV.2674
Date: 
ca. 1878
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, on bust truncation at left: "FURST F." inscription: reverse, above exergual line at left: "C.B." inscription: reverse, above exergual line at right: "FURST F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Thomas Macdonough facingright with legend: "THO.MACDONOUGH. STAGNO CHAMPLAIN CLAS.REG.BRIT. SUPERAVIT." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend: "UNO LATERE PERCUSSO. ALTERUM IMPAVIDE VERTIT"; inscription below exergual line: "INTER CLASS. AMERI./ET BRIT DIE XI SEPT./MDCCCXIIII"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group