Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.142
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 39.7mm (1 9/16 in.)
Description: 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing right-facing bare headed bust-length portrait of Columbus (features blurred); legend: "400TH ANNIVERSARY/ 1492-1892". Reverse legend: "CELEBRATION/ OF/ DISCOVERY/ OF/ AMERICA./ NEW HAVEN/ OCT.11TH 1892." Housing for loop fused to top, 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