Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.222
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Brass, bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 32.2mm (1 1/4 in.)
Marks: 
On reverse of cross at top: "SCHWAAB S. & S. CO/ MILWAUKEE"
Description: 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing battleship at sea; legend: "REMEMBER/ THE MAIN". Reverse shows Cuban flag; legend: "CUBA/ MUST BE FREE." Medal is set into center of bronze struck uniface Maltese cross with loop fused 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