Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.58ab
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 37.1mm (1 7/16 in.)
Description: 
Pair of white metal struck medals with obverse showing right front-facing hatted bust-length portrait of Columbus; legend: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS 1492". Reverse shows aerial view of buildings and water; legend: "THE WORLD's COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION * 1892 * ".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group