Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.91
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 39.8mm (1 9/16 in.)
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing standing figures with cross in background; legend: "SOUVENIR OF THE OPENING OF THE WORLD'S FAIR CHICAGO/ 1893". Reverse shows domed building with flags; legend: "SOUVENIR. BIRDSEYE VIEW OF THE WORLDS FAIR CHICAGO/ 1893"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group