Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.12
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 50.5mm (2 in.)
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing Columbus on beach holding flag, with other figures; legend: "DEDICATED TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE IN HONOR OF THE 400TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA/UNITED WE STAND DIVIDED WE FALL," in exergue: 1492. Reverse shows left-facing Liberty head surrounded by stars and "1892."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group