Master Commandant Thomas MacDonough Naval Medal
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Thomas MacDonough facing right with legend: "THO.MACDONOUGH. STAGNO CHAMPLAIN CLAS. REG. BRIT./SUPERAVIT." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend above: "UNO LATERE PERCUSSO. ALTERUM/IMPAVIDE VERTIT."; inscription below exergual line: "INTER CLASS. AMERI./ET BRIT. DIE XI SEPT./MDCCCXIIII."
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at right: "FURST. F."
inscription: reverse, on exergual line, at right: "FURST. F."
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