Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.136
Date: 
1914
Medium: 
Silver-plated brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 31.4mm (1 1/4 in.)
Description: 
Silver-plated brass struck medal with obverse showing left facing hatted bust-length portrait of Columbus; legend: "COLUMBUS DAY, HOLYOKE, MASS/ OCT. 12. 1914". Reverse shows building at center; legend: "CORNER-STONE LAYING,/ HOLYOKE COUNCIL No. 90, K. OF C." Loop fused to top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group