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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.253
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 17.8mm (11/16 in.)
Description: 
Brass struck medalet with obverse showing right front-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey; legend: "ADMMIRAL DEWEY'. Reverse shows battleship at sea; legend "FLAGSHIP OLYMPIA". 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