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    U. S. Mint: Silver Lifesaving Medal in Original Box. 45 mm. silver medal with scene of a sea nymph rescuing a drowning man on the obverse, inscribed "United States of America. Act of Congress June 20, 1874". The reverse is inscribed: "In Testimony of Heroic Deeds in Saving Life From the Perils of the Sea" and, within a wreath, a presentation inscription: "To Roy E. Hamlin For Bravely Rescuing a Shipmate From Drowning January 6, 1921." Suspended from silver eagle hanger and blue grosgrain silk ribbon with brooch attachment. UNC condition with matte finish. A handsome piece.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    8th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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