Diameter: 3/4 x 1 5/16 in. (1.9 x 3.3 cm)
Copper struck medal formed from Indian head penny with obverse showing imprinted battleship at sea; legend: "U.S. SCOUT CRUISER SALEM/ MASS. 1909". Reverse shows original Indian head; legend "UNITED STATES/ OF AMERICA/ 1909".
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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