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Medal

Medal
Title
Medal
Date 
ca. 1898
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 5.1 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Brass medal with link;inscription "PRO PATRIA/USA/ESPANA/FRENCH TRADING Co. N.Y." with depiction of Victory with American flag in field; reverse inscription "TO THE GLORY OF THE USA/MANILA/PORTO RICO/SANTIAGO/14TH JULY/1898/A. DUSEAUX PARIS" with depiction of two soldiers with flag, cannon and angel figure.
Object Number 
INV.5406
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group