Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.84
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 28.4mm (1 1/8 in.)
Description: 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing figures on beach, one with flag, and ship at sea in background, surrounded by border of stars; in exergue.: "LANDING OF COLUMBUS 1492." Reverse shows domed building above "ADMINISTRATION BUILDING"; legend "WORLDS COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION CHICAGO/ 1893." Raised loop attached at top with hanger ring.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group