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Medal commemorating the capture of HMS 'Guerriere', 1812

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Object ID MEC2519
Description Medal commemorating the capture of HMS 'Guerriere', 1812. Obverse: Starboard-quarter view of the 'Guerriere' dismasted (left), and port broadside view of the 'Constitution' firing (right). Reverse: Inscription, within a semi-wreath of laurel and an anchor, 'CONSTITUTION AND GUERRIERE 1812.' Wreath and anchor below. Legend: 'FREE TRADE AND SAILORS RIGHTS.' Below: 'LOVETT'S SERIES NO. 3 PHILADA.'
Date made circa 1860

Artist/Maker Robert Lovett junior
Place made United States of America
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials silver
Measurements Overall: 31 mm
  • Medal commemorating the capture of HMS 'Guerriere', 1812 (MEC2519)
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