Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.40
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 38.2mm (1 1/2 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing Columbus with open arms advancing left, two crewmembers below, one with banner; legend "CHRISTOPHER/ COLVMBVS/ OCT XII/ MCCCCXCII." Reverse shows globe flanked by two angels above, ship below; legend: "WORLDS COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION/ IN COMMEMORATION OF THE/ FOUR HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY/ OF THE LANDING OF COLUMBUS/ MDCCCXCII MDCCCXCIII" and cartouche above ship preceded by "To" containing "C. EMMERICH & CO."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group