Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.259b
Date: 
1899
Medium: 
Brass, bronze
Dimensions: 
height and width: 91.6 x 38.2mm (3 5/8 x 1 1/2 in.)
Description: 
Brass struck medalet set into bronze uniface maltese cross. Medalet obverse shows right front-facing bust-length portrait of Lewey; legend: "ADMIRAL DEWEY U.S.N.". Reverse legend: "OUR FATHER/ WHO ART IN HEAVEN/ HALLOWED BE THY NAME/ THY KINGDOM COME/ THY WILL BE DONE ON EARTH/ AS IT IS IN HEAVEN/ GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD/ AND FORGIVE US OUR TRSPASSES/ AS WE FORGIVE THOSE WHO/ TRESPASS AGAINST US/ AND LEAD US NOT INTO/ TEMPTATION/ BUT DELIVER US/ FROM EVIL/ AMEN". Loop fused 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