Coin

Object Number: 
2008.42.160
Date: 
1908
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 31.3mm (1 1/4 in.)
Description: 
Silver struck coin with obverse showing left-facing hatted bust-length portrait of Columbus; legend: "CRISTOBAL COLON/ UN PESO/ AMERICA CENTRAL." Reverse shows coat of arms in wreath under the radiant cap of liberty; legend: "REPUBLICA DEL SALVADOR/ 15 SET DE 1821/ 900 CAM. 1908."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group