Thomas Macdonough medal, United States, ca 1878

Description (Brief):

One (1) Thomas Macdonough medal

Description (Brief)

United States, ca 1878

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Bust of Captain Thomas Macdonough Jr. facing right.

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Obverse Text: THO. MACDONOUGH. STAGNO CHAMPLAIN CLAS. REG. BRIT. / SUPERAVIT / FURST.F.

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Reverse Image: Naval battle scene on Lake Champlain.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: UNO LATERE PERCUSSO. ALTERUM / IMPAVIDE VERTIT / INTER CLASS. AMERI. ET BRIT DIE XI SEPT. MDCCCXIIII / C.B. / FURST.F.

Date Made: 1818Date Made: ca 1878

Obverse Engraver: Furst, MoritzReverse Engraver: Furst, MoritzManufacturer: United States MintMaker: Barber, Charles

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesPlace Of Issue: United States

Related Event: War of 1812

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Credit Line: U.S. Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Mint

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0357.0105Catalog Number: 1991.0357.0105Accession Number: 1991.0357

Object Name: Medal

Physical Description: struck (overall production method)bronze (overall metal)circular (overall shape)Measurements: overall: .45 cm x 6.48 cm; 3/16 in x 2 9/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4c4d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1097898

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