Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.273c
Date: 
1899
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 30.5mm (1 3/16 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse below left portrait, reverse under date: "W. & H. CO. NEWARK , N.J."
Description: 
Copper struck medal with obverse showing right-facing bust-length profile of Dewey; legend: "ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY." Reverse legend: "UNION CLOTHING CO./ ROCHESTER'S/ RELIABLE/ TRADING PLACE/ 1899".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group