Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.141
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 46mm (1 13/16 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse below figure: "FRENCH TRADING CO. N.Y."; reverse below scroll: "A. DUSEAUX, PARIS".
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing seated Liberty figure with flag , soldiers and ships in background; legend: "PRO PATRIA." Reverse shows soldiers with cannon to left, angel sounding trumpet above, scroll right with "MANILA / PORTO RICO / SANTIAGO / 14TH JULY / 1898"; legend: " TO THE GLORY OF THE U.S.A." Loop fused to top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group