Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.217
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 31.4mm (1 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing sailing ship at sea within rope border; legend: "TO COMMEMORATE THE NAVAL PARADE"; in exergue.: "AT NEW YORK/ 1893." Reverse shows battleship at sea with laurel branches in exergue.; legend: "U.S. BATTLE SHIP NEW YORK./ COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION." Hole punched at 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