Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.73
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 39.9mm (1 9/16 in.)
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing right-facing bare-headed bust-length portrait of Columbus inside laurel wreath edging; legend: "COLUMBUS." Reverse shows rigged sailing ship; legend between fronds: "SANTA MARIA/ * * * / COLUMBIAN/ EXPOSITION/ CHICAGO, 1893."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group