Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.94
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 31.8mm (1 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing right-facing profile of bare-headed man and right-facing profile of crowned woman labeled beneath: "COLUMBUS" and "ISABELLA"; legend: "WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION, CHICAGO/ 1893". Reverse shows sailing ship at top between dates "14" and "92", building by water in center, globes showing Old and New Worlds at bottom. Hole punched at top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group