Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.246
Date: 
1900
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 31.8mm (1 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing right front-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey; legend: "ADMIRAL GEO. DEWEY/ HERO OF MANILA". Reverse shows filigree pattern overlaid with legend: " WHEELING W.VA. / FEB. 22 / 1900".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group