Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.51
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 37mm (1 7/16 in.)
Marks: 
Below right eagle wing: "K.W.Z. EDIT."
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing three-quarters left-facing bust-length portrait of Columbus above eagle with outspread wings; legend: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS." Reverse shows font view of domed building with flags; legend: IN COMMEMOR. OF THE WORLD'S COLUMB. EXHIBITION CHICAGO"; in exergue.: "1893."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group