Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.69b
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 20.2mm (13/16 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medalet with obverse showing left-facing bare-headed bust-length portrait of Columbus wearing ruff; legend: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS 1492"; reverse shows sailing ship; legend: "WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION CHICAGO/ 1892"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group