Master Commandant Thomas MacDonough Naval Medal

Master Commandant Thomas MacDonough Naval Medal
Master Commandant Thomas MacDonough Naval Medal
Title
Master Commandant Thomas MacDonough Naval Medal
Date 
ca. 1878
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
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"
Credit Line 
Gift of John V. Irwin
Object Number 
1929.139
Marks 
inscription: obverse, in bust truncatuon, at right: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, above exergual line, at right: "FURST. F."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group