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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.240
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 27.8mm (1 1/8 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing right front-facing bust-length medal of Dewey; legend " REAR ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY". Reverse shows two battleships at sea; legend: "THE HERO OF MANILLA" [sic].
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group