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Christopher Columbus Medal

Object Number: 
INV.10688
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.5 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing bust-length portrait of Columbus facing left with legend: "CRISTOBAL COLON." Reverse depicts allegorical female figure with scepter and royal crown, world globe at her left; sailing ship in distance at right; legend: "RECUERDO DEL 4o. CENTENARIO 1892."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group