Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.293
Date: 
1903
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
height and width: 37.9 x 36.9mm (1 1/2 x 1 7/16 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck keystone-shaped medal with obverse showing battleship at sea; legend: "USS/ PENNSYLVANIA". Reverse legend: "LAUNCH/ OF THE/ ARMORED CRUISER/ PENNSYLVANIA/ CRAMPS/ SHIPYARD/ AUG. 22. 1903." Loop fused to top with ring hanger.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group