Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.66
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 32mm (1 1/4 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bearded bust-length portrait of Columbus with laurel wreath; legend: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS 1492." Reverse shows central wreath encircling date: "1893"; surrounding legend: "MEMORIAL/ MISS. SOCIETY EV. ASSOCIATION."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group