Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.155
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 55.1mm (2 3/16 in.)
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bare headed bust-length profile of Columbus; legend: "CRISTOFORO COLOMBO"; reverse shows figures of Italia and Espania being crowned by flying Victory, presenting Native American; legend: "ESPOSIZIONE ITALO-AMERICANA/ GENOVA MDCCCLXXXXII"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group