Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.360
Date: 
ca. 1913
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
height and width: 46.9 x 37.9mm (1 7/8 x 1 1/2 in.)
Marks: 
Reverse center in shield shape: "M.P.B./ P.I.U."; surrounded by "BASTIAN BROS. CO./ ROCHESTER N.Y."
Description: 
Silver struck uniface keystone-shaped medal showing rowboat at sea with oarsmen and standing figure, flag at rear; legend: "WE HAVE MET THE/ ENEMY AND THEY/ ARE OURS". Slot hanger fused 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