Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.101a
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 11/16 x 1 3/8 in. (4.3 x 3.5 cm)
Description: 
Brass struck shield-shaped uniface medal showing figure on shore holding flag with soldiers at left, kneeling figures at right, ship at sea in background; legend: "400TH ANNIVERSARY/ DISCOVERY OF AMERICA/ OCT. 1892." 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