Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.14
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 37.8mm (1 1/2 in.)
Description: 
White metal struck medal obverse with showing left-facing portrait bust of Columbus with wreath and legend "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS 1492." Reverse shows Columbus and group with cross in background. Legend: "400TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA Oct . 12. 1892." Hole punched at top center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group