Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.350
Date: 
1913
Medium: 
Bronze, brass, ribbon
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 1 7/8 x 3 3/4 in. (4.8 x 9.5 cm)
Marks: 
Pinback reverse: "GORHAM CO QRF".
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing front left-facing bust-length portrait of Perry. Reverse shows tower at water front; legend: "PERRY'S VICTORY CENTENNIAL/ 1813 1913/ OFFICIAL MEDAL". Slot hanger fused to top; medal hangs by red, white, and blue silk ribbon from brass pinback labeled "INTER-STATE COMMISSIONERS".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group