Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.127
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Silver-plated metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 38.3mm (1 1/2 in.)
Description: 
Silver-plated metal struck medal with obverse showing left front-facing bare headed bust-length portrait of Columbus; legend: "1486 CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS 1506". Reverse legend: "W.J. ANDRUS & CO./ M'F'R'S OF/ MEDALS/ BADGES & CHECKS/ SPECIALTIES/ FOR/ ADVERTISING/ 239 CENTRE 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