Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.143
Date: 
1911
Medium: 
Silver-plated metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 31.9mm (1 1/4 in.)
Description: 
Silver-plated metal struck medal with obverse showing Columbus bearing sword aloft next to cross, figures in foreground, ships at sea in background; reverse shows Oaklnd City Hall building; legend: "COLUMBUS DAY - OAKLAND - CALIF. - OCTOBER 12, 1911." Loop fused at 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