Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.25
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 38mm (1 1/2 in.)
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing right-facing profile bust of Columbus with legend "COLUMBUS 1492-1892." Reverse shows Columbus kneeling with two figures in foreground and ship in background. Legend in exerg.: LANDING OF/ COLUMBUS." Hole punched at top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group