USA. Medal 1850 Congreso USS Somers (1842) Charles Cushing Wright

Beschreibung
USA. Medal 1850 Congreso USS Somers (1842) Charles Cushing Wright
Silber - buen estado

Commemorative medal
No monetary value
Silver,
94 grams
57.7 mm.
USS Somers Congressional Medal (1842)
10 gold medals and 100 silver medals were minted.
By Charles Cushing Wright.
SOMERS NAVIS AMERICANA; ANTE VERA CRUZ DIC. 10 from 1846
Scene of lifeboats making their way towards sinking ships.
CONSERVATIS PRO VITIS AMERICANORUM; ENG. POR. CC WRIGHT.
Off Vera Cruz on 8 December 1846, the brig "USS Somers" capsized and sank. Out of the crew, 32 died, seven were rescued.
Congress authorised the minting of medals to be given to those who participated in the life-saving efforts.
This one was for James Anthony.
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Medal 1850 Congreso USS Somers (1842) Charles Cushing Wright
Edelmetall
Silber
Erhaltung
buen estado
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