Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.101d
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
height and width: 44.4 x 35.2mm (1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in.)
Description: 
Brass struck shield-shaped uniface medal showing right-facing bare-headed bearded bust-length portrait of Columbus above laurels; legend: "COLUMBUS/ 1492 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