Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.36
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 25.6mm (1 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing front-facing three-quarter bust-length portrait of Columbus with beard and ruff; legend "COLUMBUS 1492-1892." Reverse shows Columbus kneeling holding flag at left with ships at sea at right; in exergue.: "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