Commodore Matthew C. Perry Presentation Medal
diameter: 2 5/8 in. ( 6.6 cm )
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Matthew Perry facing left with legend: "COMMODORE M.C. PERRY." Reverse bears inscription at center, surrounded by wreath of oak and laurel, whose crossed branches are encircled by crown of ships' masts and having band labelled "MISSISSIPPI."
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "F.N.MITCHELL.F."
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