Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.262
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 1 3/8 x 2 in. (3.5 x 5.1 cm)
Marks: 
Obverse along edge Gorham marks: lion, anchor and G.
Description: 
Silver molded teardrop-shaped medal with obverse showing right front-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey with female figure sweeping left and above bearing branch that drops to right. Reverse legend inscribed: "MANILA/ MAY 1 1898". 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