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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.263
Date: 
1899
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: "NATIONAL PEACE JUBILEE 1899/ DEWEY". Reverse shows Washington Capitol with dove above bearing branch; legend: "NATIONAL PEACE JUBILEE"; in exerg.: " WASHINGTON D.C. / MAY 23.24.25 / 1899." Hole pierced 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