Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.80
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 38.4mm (1 1/2 in.)
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing statue of Columbus holding globe and scroll; legend: "WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION/ CHICAGO 1892-3." Reverse divided horizontally with image of Columbus and crew bearing flags kneeling with ship and sea in background and "1492" above; domed building with flags and "1892" below.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group