Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.130
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 38.5mm (1 1/2 in.)
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bareheaded profile of Columbus; outer legend: "1436 - CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS - 1506”; under profile: "FROM LOTTO PORTRAIT BY BAERER". Reverse legend center: "COMPLIMENTS/ OF/ ROMEISER'S/ CLOTHING CO./ BELLEVILLE/ ILL."; around edge: "A FAIR FIELD AND NO FAVORS"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group