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US NAVY BICENTENNIAL 3
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U.S. Navy Bicentennial Bronze 3" (534)

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The sloop ALFRED, flagship of the First American Fleet serving 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, 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.

Specification NameSpecification Value
Design:Hal Reed
Authorizing Legislation:Public Law 94-117
Place Minted:Philadelphia Mint (no mint mark)
Composition:90% Copper &
10% Zinc