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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.202
Date: 
after 1861
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
diameter: 25.4mm (1 in.)
Description: 
Iron struck medal with obverse showing ship image at center; legend: "THE FIRST IRONCLAD/ 1862." Reverse legend: "MADE FROM/ THE/ ARMOUR PLATE/ [...] / MERRIMAC."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group