State Department Life Saving Medal
diameter: 2 5/8 in. ( 6.7 cm )
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.
Inscription: reverse, at lower left of field: "LEUTZE DEL."
Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "ELLIS SC."
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