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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.252
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 27.4mm (1 1/16 in.)
Marks: 
Reverse above bust outline: "SCHWAAB S & S CO/ MILWAUKEE"
Description: 
Brass struck uniface maltese-cross-shaped medal with right-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey in center circle; legend: "NEW YORK DEWEY RECEPTION/ SEPT. 28-30/ 1898". Hanger bar fused 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