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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.289
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
height and width: 39.4 x 39.4mm (1 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck uniface medal in cross shape overlaid with wreath, four stars, anchor, and center circle showing soldier and sailor flanking woman with child. Around central circle: "SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR VETERANS/ 1898". At end of each cross arm: "U.S.A./ PHILIPPINES/ CUBA/ PORTO RICO". Pin clasp soldered to reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group