Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.105
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Aluminum
Dimensions: 
diameter: 39.6mm (1 9/16 in.)
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing figures with flags and cross; in exergue.: "LANDING OF COLUMBUS". Reverse shows capped bottle labeled "BESLEY/ WAKE/ BREWING CO/ EXTRA PALE ALE/ WAUKEGAN"; surrounding legend: "BESLEY'S WAUKEGAN BREWING CO/ EST'D 1858/ BREWERS BOTTLERS/ EXTRA FINE/ ALE & PORTER/ WAUKEGAN & CHICAGO, ILL."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group