Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.76
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
height and width: 18.8 x 18mm (3/4 x 11/16 in.)
Marks: 
On serrated attachment to hanger on reverse: "PAT OCT 11 '92".
Description: 
Brass struck horse-shoe-shaped uniface medalet showing right-facing bust-length portrait of bareheaded Columbus; legend: "COLUMBIAN SOUVENIR"/ 1492." Hanger loop affixed to serrated strip on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group