Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.259c
Date: 
1899
Medium: 
Brass, bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 32.4mm (1 1/4 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse at top of cross "SCHWAAB S. & S. CO."
Description: 
Brass struck medalet set into bronze uniface maltese cross. Medalet obverse shows right front-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey; legend: "GEO. W. DEWEY". Reverse shows battleship at sea; in exerg.: "OLYMPIA". 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