Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.241
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 28.2mm (1 1/8 in.)
Description: 
Copper struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey; legend: " ADMIRAL DEWEY/ HERO OF MANILA". Reverse shows battleship at sea; legend: "REMEMBER/ THE MAINE". 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