diameter: 32.8mm (1 5/16 in.)
Metal struck medal with obverse showing Chinese temple above dragon; legend: "CHINA RELIEF EXPEDITION/ 1900" Reverse shows eagle on anchor at center with oak and laurel branches below; legend: "UNITED STATES NAVY/ FOR SERVICE". Loop fused at top; medal hangs by ring from yellow grosgrain ribbon with two black stripes affixed to pinback.
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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