Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.79
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 38.4mm (1 1/2 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing full-length statue of Columbus; legend: "1492 COLUMBUS 1892/ SOUVENIR MEDAL" Reverse shows Santa Maria under sail; legend: "400 ANNIVERSARY OF THE/ DISCOVERY OF AMERICA/ CELEBRATED IN CHICAGO/ OCT. 21- 1892."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group