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A 1903 Gold Presidential Life Saving Medal

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A 1903 Gold Presidential Life Saving Medal

A 1903 Gold Presidential Life Saving Medal - Stuck by the US Mint, signed M, for Morgan (the designer of the USA Morgan silver dollar), 35.7mm, weighs 32.6 grams, pierced at the top; TO FRANCISCO GONZALES Seaman of the Spanish Steamship Niceto in recognition of his heroic services in effecting the rescue of the Captain and crew of the American Schooner Barge Senator Penrose, January 12, 1903 officially engraved to a Spanish recipient, extremely fine; of the 1122 gold medals awarded from 1880-1939, Spain received 41 such medals! Extremely RARE and very desirable medal.
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