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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.251
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 37.6mm (1 1/2 in.)
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing right front-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey; legend: "ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY". Reverse shows laurel wreath encircling legend: "MANILA / MAY 1ST / 1898". 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