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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.361b
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 1 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. (3.2 x 6.4 cm)
Marks: 
Reverse of eagle pinback: "J.H. DIEHL/ 18 N. 8/ PHILADA."
Description: 
Copper struck uniface medal showing maltese cross with "GSC" in center surrounded by arms and anchor cut out within circle; legend: "ARMY AND NAVY/ VETERANS". Loops fused to top right and left; medal hangs by chain links from eagle pinback above outline bearing "U.S./ REGULAR".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group