Francis Key 1908-10 Panama Canal Continuous Service #d Award Medal - Roosevelt
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Francis Key 1908-10 Panama Canal Continuous Service #d Award Medal - Roosevelt:
You're offerding on a RARE Panama Canal bronze medal presented by President Roosevelt to F.M. Key; for service on the Canal from 1908-19010 This medal comes directly out of the estate of Francis Scott Key III , a descendant of the writer of our Star Spangled Banner.The inscription around the perimeter "For Two Years Continuous Service on the Panama Canal". The recipients name is engraved on the bottom part. ;President Theodore Roosevelt's image, engraved by Victor D. Brenner is in the center.The reverse reads "Presented by the President of the United States" around the perimeter. The image in the center is a birds eye view of the finished Culebra Cut with steamers passing through.