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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.250
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 60.6mm (2 3/8 in.)
Description: 
Copper molded uniface perforated medal showing right front-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey; legend in cutout letters: "HERO OF MANILA/ DEWEY". Soldered attachment on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group