Lot Nr. 245
U.S.A., New York, UNIQUE Life Saving Gold Medal, presented to John G. Cameron 1895, XF
Details: Lot Nr. 245 / Auction Nr. 2
Dies engraved by G.H. Lovett, struck by Tiffany. Extremely rare medal !
Scarce item in original box. Obverse : LIFE SAVING BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK/INCd . 29th MARCH 1849., sailingship in storm. Reverse ; VITA FELICIBUS AUSIS SERVATA/ engraved; Presented to John G. Cameron commander of the S.S.Teutonic in recognition of his humanity and skilfull seamanship in the rescue of nine men of the wrecked Sch 'Josie Reeves' off Long Island during the storm and intensive cold of February 8th 1895.
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