U.S. Mint Medal No. 527 Metis Shipwreck Life Saving Medal 2 1/2" Bronze - William and Charles Barber

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U.S. Mint Medal No. 527 Metis Shipwreck Life Saving Medal 2 1/2" Bronze - William and Charles Barber

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This medal was originally struck in 1875 as an award to the rescuers who responded to the wreck of the Steamer Metis, on Long Island Sound, August 31, 1872.


This is the modern U.S. Mint re-strike which has not been available from the Mint since the 1970s.  Struck in bronze, it is 63.5 mm (2 1/2") in diameter.  

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