Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.280ab
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 19.2mm (3/4 in.)
Description: 
Brass struck medalets with obverse showing right-facing bust-length portrait; legend: "ADMIRAL W.S. SCHLEY". Reverse legend: "CERVERA'S SPANISH FLEET / DESTROYED / OFF / SANTIAGO / JULY. 3. / 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