Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.290a
Date: 
1899
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 35.9mm (1 7/16 in.)
Description: 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing statue on plinth of right-facing horse with rider; legend: "UNVEILING GRANT STATUE/ APRIL 27TH/ 1899/ PHILADELPHIA". Reverse shows battleship at sea; legend: "WELCOME RALEIGH'; in exerg." U.S. CRUISER RALEIGH". Two loops fused at top right and left.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group