Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.387
Date: 
1913
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 38.3mm (1 1/2 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing sailing ship at sea between date "18 13"; legend in exerg.: "DON'T GIVE UP THE SHIP". Reverse shows laurel wreath behind legend above blank space: "THE/ WISCONSIN/ PERRY's VICTORY/ CENTENNIAL MEDAL/ 1913." Loop affixed to 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