Medal, Medal of Congress, Lincoln Ellsworth

Medal, Medal of Congress, Lincoln Ellsworth

     

Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.

Physical Description:
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

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Overall: Silver
Dimensions
3-D: 6.2 x 1.3 x 6.2cm (2 7/16 x 1/2 x 2 7/16 in.)

Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.

Physical Description:
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

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Overall: Silver
Dimensions
3-D: 6.2 x 1.3 x 6.2cm (2 7/16 x 1/2 x 2 7/16 in.)

ID: A19640154000