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A War of 1812 Battle of Lake Erie Centennial Medal

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A War of 1812 Battle of Lake Erie Centennial Medal

A War of 1812 Battle of Lake Erie Centennial Medal - Bronze, obverse illustrating Perry's warship, the USS Niagara, flanked by "18" and "13" (the date 1813) with the inscription "DON'T GIVE UP THE SHIP" (the dying command of James Lawrence in 1813 aboard the USS Chesapeake and the words on Oliver Hazard Perry's battle flag) below, framed by a circle of eighteen stars representing the number of American states at the time, reverse with an open-ended wreath and inscribed "THE WISCONSIN PERRY'S VICTORY CENTENNIAL MEDAL 1913", 38.3 mm, original navy blue ribbon, suspended from a hanger inscribed "WISCONSIN" and maker marked "J.K. DAVISON PHILA" on the reverse, extremely fine.
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