Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.22
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 39.8mm (1 9/16 in.)
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bust-length portrait of Columbus with legend "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS." Reverse shows central coat of arms topped with orb and cross; legend "400TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA 1492-1892."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group