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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.30
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 33.3mm (1 5/16 in.)
Marks: 
Beneath two globes: " PAT JUNE 7 92."
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing full figure of Columbus facing right astride two globes showing New World on left, Old World on right. Legend: "1492 CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS 1892". Reverse legend: "400TH ANNIVERSARY/ OF THE DISCOVERY/ OF AMERICA."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group