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Object Name: Medal
Date: ca. 1898
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Medium: Brass, bronze
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 1 1/4 in. (32.2mm)
Place made: United States, Milwaukee
Description: Brass struck medal with obverse showing battleship at sea; legend: "REMEMBER/ THE MAIN". Reverse shows Cuban flag; legend: "CUBA/ MUST BE FREE." Medal is set into center of bronze struck uniface Maltese cross with loop fused at top.
Credit Line: Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Object Number: 2008.42.222
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Marks: On reverse of cross at top: "SCHWAAB S. & S. CO/ MILWAUKEE"