Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.42
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 35.4mm (1 3/8 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bust-length portrait of Columbus as seen from behind, within laurel wreath; legend: "THE WORLD'S COLVMBIAN EXPOSITION/ CHICAGO 1893." Reverse shows view of Statue of Liberty with Manhattan in background; legend: "STATUE OF LIBERTY/ NEW YORK/ HEIGHT 298 FT."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group