USS Nautilus

Made:
1954 in New York
manufacturer:
Medallic Art Company Limited

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Medal commemorating the launch of USS Nautilus, January 21, 1954 with box. Bronze; diameter 39mm. rim legend: Medallic Art Co. New York. obverse legend: U.S.S. Nautilus / World's First Nuclear Powered Vessel. obverse design: relief submarine over atomic symbol. reverse legend: Electric Boat Division / General Dynamics Corporation. Launched January 21, 1954 sponsored by Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower. relief design: motifs of submarine above pin, GD logo below pin

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1985-2112
Materials:
bronze, complete and metal
Measurements:
diameter: 39 mm
type:
medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
J. O'Connor Creed