Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.59
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Aluminum
Dimensions: 
diameter: 37.1mm (1 7/16 in.)
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing front right-facing hatted bust-length portrait of Columbus with laurel wreath below; legend: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS 1492-1893"; reverse showing central circle surrounded by four circles each containing partial view of building; legends: "ADMINISTRATION BUILDING/ ELECTRICAL BLDG/ MINING BLDG/ BUILDING/ MACHINERY B".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group