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Object Name Medal, Commemorative
Object Number 1880.3.1
Collection Rutherford B. Hayes
Description bust relief of Oliver Hazard Perry; obverse of medal reads "Oliver Hazard Perry, Pro Patria Vicit. Presented by the Government of Pennsylvania"; on reverse side inscription reads: "We have met the enemy and they are ours. British fleet on Lake Erie catured September 10, 1813. Reproduction 1880"; aso imprinted on medal "Furst".
Date 1880
Dimensions D-0.197 Dia-2.323 inches
Material bronze
Made Furst
Provenance presented to President Hayes by the government of Pennsylvania
People Perry, Oliver Hazard
Search Terms Oliver Perry
Pennsylvania
1813