Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.265
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
height and width: 31.2 x 35.8mm (1 1/4 x 1 7/16 in.)
Marks: 
Reverse center: "C.M. ROBBINS,/ MAKER/ ATTLEBORO, MASS./ U.S.A."
Description: 
Brass struck uniface medal showing right-front-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey surrounded by wreath topped with eagle and colored flags; legend: "THE NATIONAL HERO/ ADMIRAL GEO. DEWEY". Loops fused at top left and right of eagle wings.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group