Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.351
Date: 
1913
Medium: 
Bronze, ribbon
Dimensions: 
height and width: 97.7 x 37.8mm (3 7/8 x 1 1/2 in.)
Marks: 
Reverse pinback: "GORHAM CO QRE".
Description: 
Bronze struck shield-shaped medal with obverse showing left front-facing bust-length portrait of Perry. Reverse shows anchor above legend: "HOPE". Slot fused to top. Medal hangs by red, white and blue striped ribbon printed in gold with "Perry's Victory/ Centennial/ 1813-1913" from pinback labeled "RHODE ISLAND".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group