This gold plated medal was awarded for service in the Cuban Revolution of 1895-1898, the end of which included the actions of the Spanish American War.
The medal itself is marked sterling. The drop measures 1.385" in diameter. The medal reads on the from "La Patria A Sus Libertadores." The reverse read side reads "Guerra De Independencia De Cuba." The bar is 1.602" long and is marked "Freeman, Mercaderes 2, Habana" on the reverse. The AOL is 2.212".
A slightly higher grade of this medal was also issued, which was
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