Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.23
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 37.9mm (1 1/2 in.)
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing right-facing bust-length portrait of Columbus and legend "COLUMBUS 1492-1892." Reverse shows Columbus holding flag with group of figures; banners visible. Legend in exerg.: "LANDING OF/ COLUMBUS." 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