Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.43
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 27.3mm (1 1/16 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bust-length portrait of Columbus as seen from behind with oak cluster following legend: "CRISTOBAL COLON." Reverse shows legend inside laurel wreath: "WORLD'S/ COLUMBIAN/ EXHIBITION/ 1893." Loop fused to top with ring hanger.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group