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    U. S. Mint Life Saving Medals and Awarded Badge. 1) 1.25" x 2.75" United States Life Saving Corps "Non-Member Rescuer" medal, inscribed to: "William Davis/ East River/ April 10, 1920". Sold together with a 67 mm copper medal with life saving scene on obverse (not awarded) and a 80 mm copper medal (10 mm thick) by Pacquet struck at the U. S. Mint given to the rescuers to the passenger ship "San Francisco" which was wrecked in December 1853. The first medal was engraved by Ellis after a design by Emanuel Leutze. The smaller medal is About Uncirculated with one rim bruise. The larger medal is UNC with lovely toning.

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    December, 2016
    3rd Saturday
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