Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.2
Date: 
1846
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 57.1mm (2 1/4 in.)
Marks: 
below bust: "G. Girometti F." on edge, in ink: "896"
Description: 
Silver struck medal with bust of Christopher Columbus facing right with legend: "CHRISTOFORO COLOMBO"; reverse with legend "GENOVA / AGIL SCIENZIATI ITALIANI / 1846"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group