U.S. Navy Bicentennial Bronze Medal 3 Inch
- Perfect way to celebrate the U.S. Navy
- Measures 3 inches in diameter
Celebrate the U.S. Navy Bicentennial with this 3 Inch Bronze Medal. Perfect for a gift or nautical collection.
The sloop Alfred, flagship of the First American Fleet, which served in the Continental Navy from 1775 to 1778, is depicted on the obverse of the medal with the symbolic American eagle alight upon the anchor and the stars and stripes.
The reverse shows the modern nuclear Navy with its air, surface and submarine configuration, emanating from the nucleus of the atom. The obverse and reverse designs commemorate the 200th anniversary of the U.S. Navy on October 13, 1975.
|Authorizing Legislation:||Public Law 94-117|
|Place Minted:||Philadelphia Mint (no mint mark)|
|Composition:||90% Copper & 10% Zinc|