Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.148
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 35mm (1 3/8 in.)
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing sailing ship at sea; legend: "DECUBRIMIENTO DE AMERICA/ 1492 . 1892." Reverse shows seal of eagle above crossed drapes; legend: "CONGRESO DE COLOMBIA/ BOGOTA."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group