diameter: 41.1mm (1 5/8 in.)
below bust: "PETIT F."
on edge: "MONACHII"
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Columbus facing right with legend: "CHRISTOPHORUS COLOMB." Reverse is inscribed: "NATUS/AN.M.CCCC.XLII./COGURETI AD GENUAM/OBIIT/IN VALLE OLETI/APUD HISPANOS/AN.M.D.VI./series numismatica/universalis virorum illustrium./MDCCC.XIX."
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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