Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.15
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 31.8mm (1 1/4 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing front-facing bust-length portrait of Columbus bare-headed with legend "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS DISCOVERER 1492." Reverse shows Columbus and group with cross in background. Legend: "400TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA Oct . 12. 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