Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.50
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 32.1mm (1 1/4 in.)
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing three-quarter left-facing bust-length portrait of Columbus; legend "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS"; reverse central legend: "MEMENTO/ OF THE/ EXHIBITION/ IN/ CHICAGO"; outer legend: "IV CENTENARY OF THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA 1893." Loop fused to top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group