White metal struck medal with obverse showing front right-facing bust-length portrait of hatted Columbus in polished center flanked by dates "1492 1892" above "COLUMBUS"; legend "WORLD's COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION/ CHICAGO". Reverse shows inlaid behind clear backing one cent United States postage stamp showing "Columbus in sight of land" in center with "1893" above and "PAT. PENDING" below; legend: "COLUMBIAN/ SOUVENIR".
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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