Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.67
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 31.6mm (1 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bare-headed bust-length portrait of Columbus; legend: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS/ 1492-1892"; reverse legend around edge: "400 ANNIVERSARY OF THE/ DISCOVERY OF AMERICA" encircling center legend: "CELEBRATED/ IN/ CHICAGO/ OCT. 21. 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