diameter: 38mm (1 1/2 in.)
Obverse below portrait: "S.H.Q. & S. PHILA."
White metal struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bust-length portrait of Columbus; legend "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS." Reverse shows Columbus kneeling with flag amid figures; legend "COLUMBUS DISCOVERING AMERICA 1492."
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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