Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.146
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 27.3mm (1 1/16 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bare headed bust-length portrait of Columbus seen from back; legend: "CRISTOBAL COLON." Reverse shows female figure seated on globe with ship at sea in background; legend: "RECUERDO DEL 4o CENTENARIO 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