Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.71
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 18mm (11/16 in.)
Description: 
White metal medalet with obverse showing left-facing hatted bust-length portrait of Columbus; legend: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS 1492-1893". Reverse shows domed building with flags; legend: "COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION CHICAGO, ILL. U.S.A."; in exergue: "ADMINISTRATION/ BUILDING." Hole punched at top with ring hanger.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group