Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.72
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 21.5mm (7/8 in.)
Description: 
Struck silver medalet with obverse showing left-facing hatted bust-length portrait of Columbus between dates "14" and "92"; legend: "WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION CHICAGO./ 1893" Reverse shows domed building over "ADMINISTRATION BULDING"; legend around edge: "COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION/ CHICAGO." 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