Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.362
Date: 
1913
Medium: 
Silver-plated metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 35.1mm (1 3/8 in.)
Description: 
Silver-plated metal struck medal with obverse showing structure over spring labeled "FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH 1513"; legend: "400TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DISCOVERY OF FLORIDA/ 1513-1913". Reverse shows Florida scene with palm trees and alligator, shield outline at center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group