Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.277ab
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 30.5mm (1 3/16 in.) diameter: 45.7mm (1 13/16 in.)
Marks: 
Reverse at bottom: "A. DUSEAUX PARIS"
Description: 
Silver struck medals with obverse showing draped female figure seated holding American flag in left hand, olive branch in right hand; legend "PRO PATRIA". Reverse shows angel above blowing horn, two soldiers with flag and cannon next to scroll: "MANILLA [sic] / PORTO RICO / SANTIAGO / 14TH JULY / 1898"; legend above: "TO THE GLORY OF THE U.S.A." Loop fused at 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