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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.18
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 27.2mm (1 1/16 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bust-length portrait of Columbus with legend "CHRISTOPHE COLOMB." Reverse shows legend in two concentric rings around central dates; legend: "CREDO EQUIDEM! NEC VANA FIDES. VERE EST NOVA TERRA/ DECOUVERTE DE L'AMERIQUE. 1492/ 1892/ 400EME/ ANNIVERSAIRE."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group