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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.199
Medium: 
Bronze, ribbon
Dimensions: 
diameter: 32.1mm (1 1/4 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing rigged sailing ship in rope-tied central circle and outer ring of chain. Legend within border: UNITED STATES"; below ship: "CONSTITUTION"; under rope and above anchor at bottom: "NAVY". Obverse blank center with legend surrounding: "FIDELITY. ZEAL. OBEDIENCE". Hole punched at top, ring hanger connected to larger ring holding blue grosgrain ribbon suspended from pin back.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group