Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.101c
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
height and width: 45.2 x 35.8mm (1 3/4 x 1 7/16 in.)
Description: 
Brass struck shield-shaped uniface medal showing right-facing hatted bust-length portrait of Columbus; legend: "400TH ANNIVERSARY/ DISCOVERY OF AMERICA/ 1492 CHICAGO 1892." 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