Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.147
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 27.3mm (1 1/16 in.)
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing left-facing hatted bust-length profile of Columbus; legend: "CHRISTOFORO COLOMBO/ IV CENTENARIO" Reverse legend in center: "IQUIQUE/ 12 OTTOBRE/ 1892"; around edge: "INAUGURAZIONE EDIFICIO ITALIANO." Hole punched 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