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Captain Jacob Jones Naval Medal
Date: 1821-1885
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Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Jacob Jones facing right with legend: "IACOBUS JONES VIRTUS IN ARDUA TENDIT." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend: "VICTORIAM HOSTI MAJORI CELERRIME RAPUIT."; inscription in exergue: "INTER WASP NAV. AMERI./ET FROLIC NAV. ANG./DIE XVIII OCT./MDCCCXIII."
Object Number: INV.13684
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Marks: inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at left: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, on exergual line, at left: "FURST. F."