Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.60
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 34.8mm (1 3/8 in.)
Description: 
Struck white metal medal with obverse showing three-quarters right-facing bust-length portrait of Columbus; legend: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS/ 1492-1892". Reverse shows building with domed roof and side wings with flagpoles; legend: "WORLD'S COLUMBIA EXPOSITION/ ADMINISTRATION BUILDING".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group