Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.138
Date: 
1910
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 27.4mm (1 1/16 in.)
Description: 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing Columbus standing bearing uplifted sword next to cross, other figures kneeling, ships at sea in background. Reverse shows seal of Massachusetts; legend: "COLVMBUS DAY/ MASSACHVSETTS, OCTOBER 12, 1910." Loop housing fused at top but not pierced.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group