diameter: 37.9mm (1 1/2 in.)
White metal struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bare-headed bust-length portrait of Columbus with fur collar; legend "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS 1492." Reverse shows view of Exposition grounds from the air; legend: "THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION CHICAGO ILL. U.S.A./ MAY TO OCT. 1893."
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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