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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.29
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 21.8mm (7/8 in.)
Description: 
Copper struck medal with obverse showing figures at edge of water with flag and cross, boat in background at sea; legend "COLUMBUS CELEBRATION"; in exerg.: "1892". Reverse has legend "LANDING/ OF/ COLUMBUS/ OCTOBER 12/ 1492." 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