Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.344
Date: 
1911
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
height and width: 92.2 x 40.8mm (3 5/8 x 1 5/8 in.)
Marks: 
Reverse: "THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./ NEWARK, N.J."
Description: 
Brass struck uniface medal showing battleship at sea labeled "CRUISER/ CHESTER" surrounded by blue band with gold lettering: "CHESTER. PA. LODGE NO 488/ PENN MEMORIAL" surrounded by laurel wreath. Loop fused at top with hanger ring; medal hangs from pinback in shape of antlered elk ("1911" on neck) topped with blue-centered clock above red star; legend on ring: "B.P.O.E. REUNION ATLANTIC CITY".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group