Diameter: 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm)
below bust: "NIC.CERB.ARA F."
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing right-facing portrait bust of Christopher Columbus with legend "CHRISTOPHORVS COLOMBO"; reverse legend "NOVA ORBIS PARTE VETERI ADIECTA VTRIVSQVE COMMODIS CONIVNCTIS" inside oak wreath with ship below.
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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