Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.20
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Aluminum
Dimensions: 
diameter: 30.7mm (1 3/16 in.)
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing right profile bust-length portrait of Columbus inside oak wreath with legend in ribbons at top: "WORLD'S/ FAIR/ CHICAGO/ 1893." Reverse shows central left profile bust-length portrait of Washington inside oval wreath surrounded by 21 busts of presidents with names below; stars at top. Legend: "THE PRESIDENTS OF THE/ UNITED STATES OF AMERICA." Hole punched 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