États-Unis. Medal 1850 Congreso USS Somers (1842) Charles Cushing Wright

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États-Unis. Medal 1850 Congreso USS Somers (1842) Charles Cushing Wright
Argent - 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.
Protected shipping with tracking.

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Pays/Province
États-Unis
Année / Période et Variation
Medal 1850 Congreso USS Somers (1842) Charles Cushing Wright
Métal précieux
Argent
État
buen estado
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