Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.218
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 38.5mm (1 1/2 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse on exergual line: "P. SNEIDER NEW YORK"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing battleship; in exergue.: " "M*A*I*N*E" / LAUNCHED AT THE / BROOKLYN NAVY YARD NOV 18, 1890". Reverse legend: "IN COMMEMORATION / OF THE / OFFICERS / AND / CREW / WHO PERISHED IN / HAVANA HARBOR / CUBA / ON BOARD THE / U.S. BATTLESHIP "MAINE" / FEB 15TH 1898"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group