Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.69a
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Lead
Dimensions: 
diameter: 18.6mm (3/4 in.)
Description: 
Lead struck medalet with obverse showing left-facing bust-length portrait of Columbus surrounded by eight stars. Reverse legend: "COLUMBIAN/ 1492/ CHICAGO/ 1892/ EXPOSITION."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group