diameter: 35.4mm (1 3/8 in.)
Reverse of bronze surrounding brass: "SCHWAAB S. & S. CO. MILWAUKEE."
Brass struck medal set into bronze circular frame with laurel leaf pattern. Obverse shows right front-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey; legend: "NEW YORK WELCOMES/ THE HERO/ SEPT/ 28-30/ 1899". Reverse shows battleship at sea; legend: "DEWEY'S FLAG-SHIP"; in exerg.: "OLYMPIA/ 5,800 TONS". Hole punched at top.
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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