Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.232
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 28.3mm (1 1/8 in.)
Description: 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing right-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey; legend: "NEW YORK CELEBRATION/ RETURN OF/ ADMIRAL GEO. W. DEWEY/ SEPT./ 28-30/ 1898; reverse shows arch; legend: "TRIUMPHAL ARCH". 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