Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.74
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 38mm (1 1/2 in.)
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing right-facing bareheaded bust-length portrait of Columbus in ruff; legend: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS/ 1492-1892." Reverse shows view of building with twin turrets; legend: " WORLD'S FAIR COLORADO BUILDING/ OUR SLOGAN FREE COINAGE OF SILVER"..
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group