diameter: 57.1mm (2 1/4 in.)
below bust: "G. Girometti F."
on edge, in ink: "896"
Silver struck medal with bust of Christopher Columbus facing right with legend: "CHRISTOFORO COLOMBO"; reverse with legend "GENOVA / AGIL SCIENZIATI ITALIANI / 1846"
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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