Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.132
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 37.8mm (1 1/2 in.)
Description: 
Struck white metal medal with obverse showing left-facing bearded bareheaded bust-length profile of Columbus; legend "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS/ 1492 1892." Reverse shows sailing ship at center labeled beneath "THE SANTA MARIA"; legend: "QUADRI-CENTENNIAL OF DISCOVERY OF AMERICA/ CELEBRATED AT BRIDGEPORT, CONN./ OCTOBER 21. 1892."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group