Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.49
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
White metal
Marks: 
Between two parts of obverse outer legend: "NOSSUOT"
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing three-quarters left-facing bust-length portrait of Columbus inside center ring; inner legend " CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS", outer legend: "1492 "LAND IN SIGHT"/ 1892 IVo CENTENARY". Reverse shows building with domed roof and side wings with flagpoles; legend: "WORLD'S FAIR CHICAGO 1893/ THE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group