Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.259d
Date: 
1899
Medium: 
White metal, gold metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 35.4mm (1 3/8 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse at top of star"SCHWAAB S. & S. CO./ MILWAUKEE"
Description: 
White metal struck medalet set into gold metal starburst. Medalet obverse shows right front-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey; legend: "WELCOME HOME/ GEO. W. DEWEY/ 1899". Reverse shows battleship at sea; in exerg.: "OLYMPIA". Loop fused at top with hanger ring.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group