Medal, Medal of Congress, Lincoln Ellsworth
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.
Silver Medal of Congress presented to Lincoln Ellsworth; star shaped medal surmounted by an eagle; Obverse; relief of the Northrop Gamma flying over an the ship "Wyatt Earp" and Antartic landscape depicted, embossed text "VALOUR AND MERIT"; Reverse: embossed text "BY THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO LINCOLN ELSWORTH, FOR CLAIMING IN ANTARTICA ON BEHALF OF THE UNITED STATES THE LAST UNCLAIMED TERRITORY IN THE WORLD".
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
- Silver Alloy
- Possible Coating or Plating
- 3-D: 6.4 × 0.5 × 6.4cm (2 1/2 × 3/16 × 2 1/2 in.)