Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.57
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 37.2mm (1 7/16 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing right front-facing hatted bust-length portrait of Columbus; legend: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS/ 1492." Reverse shows view of Exposition grounds from the air, legend: "THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION CHICAGO ILL. U.S.A./ MAY TO OCT. 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