Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.47
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 68.8mm (2 11/16 in.)
Marks: 
At right bottom of bust: "LEMAIRE"
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing eagle atop shield with stars and stripes bearing scroll inscribed "E PLURIBUS UNUM"; legend: WORLD'S HYGIENIC EXPOSITION CHICAGO 1893 "; reverse shows left-facing bust-length portrait of Columbus waring a hat; legend: CRISTOFORO COLOMBO."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group