Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.8a
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Tin
Dimensions: 
diameter: 21.8mm (7/8 in.)
Description: 
Gold-colored tin uniface molded medalet showing right-facing bust-length portrait of bareheaded bearded Columbus; legend: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS." reverse shows inverse of relief; hole pierced at top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group