Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.96
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 16.5mm (5/8 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medalet with obverse showing left-facing, bearded, bare-headed bust-length portrait of Columbus with laurel wreath; legend: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS/ 1492 OCT 12 1892." Reverse legend: "OUR FATHER/ WHO ART IN HEAVEN/ HALLOWED BE THY NAME/ THY KINGDOM COME/ THY WILL BE DONE ON EARTH/ AS IT IS IN HEAVEN/ GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD/ AND FORGIVE US OUR TRSPASSES/ AS WE FORGIVE THOSE WHO/ TRESPASS AGAINST US/ AND LEAD US NOT INTO/ TEMPTATION/ BUT DELIVER US/ FROM EVIL/ AMEN."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group