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.
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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