Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.283
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 28.7mm (1 1/8 in.)
Marks: 
Reverse at bottom: "COPYRIGHT 1898 BY HUTCHINS MFG. CO. SPRINGFIELD, MASS."
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing Uncle Sam with figure in sombrero over his knees; legend: "YANKO SPANKO/ 1898/ WAR" Reverse legend: "DEWEY, / REMEMBER / THE / MAINE / HE DID." Hole punched 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