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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.260
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 23.7mm (15/16 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse inside bottom of bust, reverse in exerg.: "F. KOCH & CO. N.Y."
Description: 
White metal struck medalet with obverse showing right front-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey; legend: "ADMIRAL GEO. DEWEY U.S.N.". Reverse shows battleship at sea; legend: "U.S. BATTLESHIP MAINE". Loop fused at top. Medal 254: without in God we trust Material: AL Weight: 2.57 Size: 22x43 Date: 1837 / 1917 Category: Spanish-American War Person: Dewey, Adm. George Dynasty: Issuer: ObvLegd: IN GOD WE TRUST / . ObvType: bust 1/3 to right RevLegd: RevType: ship
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group