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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.238
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Gold
Dimensions: 
diameter: 13.4mm (1/2 in.)
Description: 
Gold struck medalet with obverse showing right front-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey; legend "ADMIRAL DEWEY U.S.N.". Reverse legend: "OUR FATHER/ WHO ART IN HEAVEN/ HALLOWED BE THY NAME/ THY KINGDOM COME/ THY WILL BE DONE ON EARTH/ AS IT IS IN HEAVEN/ GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD/ AND FORGIVE US OUR TRESPASSES/ AS WE FORGIVE THOSE WHO/ TRESPASS AGAINST US/ AND LEAD US NOT INTO/ TEMPTATION/ BUT DELIVER US/ FROM EVIL/ AMEN."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group