Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.104
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Aluminum
Dimensions: 
diameter: 38mm (1 1/2 in.)
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing left facing bearded hatted bust-length portrait of Columbus; legend: "COLUMBUS CENTENNIAL MEDAL/ 1492-1892." Reverse legend: "SOUVENIR/ OF THE/ PITTSBURGH [on scroll)] EXPOSITION [on scroll]/ ALUMINUM MADE/ BY THE PITTSBURGH/ REDUCTION/ COMPANY."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group