Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.254
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 18.7mm (3/4 in.)
Description: 
Brass struck medalet with obverse showing right front-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey; legend: "HERO OF MANILA/ ADMIRAL GEO. DEWEY". Reverse shows battleship at sea; legend: "DEWEY's FLAG-SHIP"; in exerg.: "OLYMPIA".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group