Sampson Medal, “USS Massachusetts” (Cotteral, Mach 1c)

Product ID: B-3590
Country: United States
Condition: VF

Sampson Medal, with “USS Massachusetts” top bar and “Santiago de Cuba/May 31″ reverse, bars “Santiago (June 6); “Santiago (June 16), “Santiago (July 2)” and “Santiago (July 4). Engraved “William J. Cotteral, Mach 1c”. Ribbon worn at the suspension bar.

Cotteral is confirmed on the ship’s roll (spelled “Cotterell”). The medal with these bars was authorized in the Phase III distribution.