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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.244
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 31.6mm (1 1/4 in.)
Description: 
Copper struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey; legend: "ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY.". Reverse shows hand plow at center; legend: "SYRACUSE CHILLED/ PLOW CO / SYRACUSE, N.Y. / A NATIONAL LEADER". Hole punched at 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