Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.359
Date: 
1913
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 31.7mm (1 1/4 in.)
Description: 
Copper struck medal with obverse showing battle at sea; legend: "WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY AND THEY ARE OURS/ OLIVER H. PERRY"; in exerg.: SEPT.10, 1813". Reverse shows building at center with laurel wreath and anchor at bottom; legend: "ERIE CENTENNIAL". Hole punched at top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group