Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.296
Date: 
1908
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 36.3mm (1 7/16 in.)
Description: 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing right-facing bust-length portrait in uniform; legend: "SOUVENIR VISIT OF U.S. NAVAL FLEET/ TO PACIFIC COAST / REAR ADMIRAL EVANS / "FIGHTING BOB"/ 1908" Reverse shows three battleships at sea in front of sun rays above sea.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group