Christopher Columbus Commemorative Medal
diameter: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.7 cm )
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "TIFFANY & CO. N.Y."
Silver struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Christopher Columbust facing left with cross beneath and surrounding legend: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS GAVE A NEW WORLD TO HUMANITY." Reverse contains inscription within open laurel wreath with superimposed emblem of the American Numismatic Society at right: "AFTER/FOUR HUNDRED/YEARS OF PROGRESS/FREE AMERICA/HONORS ITS/DISCOVERER."
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