Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.300
Date: 
1907
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 36.3mm (1 7/16 in.)
Description: 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing buildings on water with ships, rising sun behind ruined building at top; legend: "JAMESTOWN EXPOSITION/1607/APRIL 26 to DEC 1./NORFOLK, VA.1907". Reverse shows three sailing ships at top below "1607", battleship below above "U.S. BATTLE SHIP VIRGINIA/1907"; legend between: "TER-CENTENNIAL"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group