Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.257
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 32.5mm (1 1/4 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse under center bust: "C.F. ALIESKY SC."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing right front-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey; legend: "ADMIRAL U.S.N. GEO. DEWEY". Reverse shows angel with two cherubs bearing torch (left) and caduceus (right); legend: "VICTORY. MANILA MAY 1ST 1898".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group