Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.158
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 59.8mm (2 3/8 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing standing statue on plinth with inscription between columns: "A/ C. COLON/ OCT 12/ DE/ 1892." Reverse legend: "JUNTA COLOMBINA DE MEXICO/ AL/ DESCUBRIDOR/ DE/ AMERICA/EL/ SUPREMO GOBIERNO/ DE/ LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS/ MEXICANOS/ 1492-1892."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group