Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.297
Date: 
1908
Medium: 
Brass, blue enamel
Dimensions: 
diameter: 24mm (15/16 in.)
Description: 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing British and American flags at center flanking Britishcoat of arms with flag; legend: "VISIT OF AMERICAN FLEET/ SOUVENIR". Reverse shows outline map of Australia in center inscribed "AUSTRALIA"; legend: "COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA/ 1908". Ornamentation at top of medal with punched hole, hanger ring inserted.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group