State Department Life Saving Medal

State Department Life Saving Medal
Title
State Department Life Saving Medal
Date 
1860-1873
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 5/8 in. ( 6.7 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with national coat of arms and legend around border: "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA." Reverse shows blank scroll above scene of rescue along a shore.
Object Number 
1240
Marks 
Inscription: reverse, at lower left of field: "LEUTZE DEL." Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "ELLIS SC."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group