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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.33
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 38mm (1 1/2 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse below portrait: "S.H.Q. & S. PHILA."
Description: 
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."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group