Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.287
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Gold-colored metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 18.6mm (3/4 in.)
Description: 
Gold-colored metal struck medalet with obverse showing front-facing bust-length portrait; legend: "RICHMOND P. HOBSON/ SANTIAGO HERO". Reverse shows battleship at sea; legend: "REMEMBER/ THE MAINE". 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