Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.97
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 13.5mm (9/16 in.)
Description: 
Brass struck medalet with obverse showing right-facing head Columbus; legend: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS." 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." 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