Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.107
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Aluminum
Dimensions: 
diameter: 37.8mm (1 1/2 in.)
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing right-facing bareheaded bust-length profile of Columbus within wreath containing three scrolls: "1492", "SOUVENIR" "1893". Reverse shows heater at center with legend top: "HIGH DUTY HEATERS/ "10 TO 1"/ EFFICIENCY"; left: "EQAUTOR FOR STEAM"; right: "GULF STREAM FOR HOT WATER; bottom: "MASON M'G'G CO."/ 71 BEEKMAN ST."/ NEW YORK."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group