Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.316
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 36.5mm (1 7/16 in.)
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing right front-facing bust-length portrait of hatted Columbus; legend: "WORLDS COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION/ CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS/ 1492." Reverse shows turreted building viewed from ground level; legend: "SOUVENIR OF THE INDIANA BUILDING CHICAGO/ 1816"; in exerg.: "1898".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group