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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.41
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 70.2mm (2 3/4 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse below bust: "L: GER. LAUER. NURNBERG"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing left facing bust-length portrait of Columbus with legend: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS DISCOVERER OF AMERICA". Reverse shows crowned female figure seated atop globe with scepter; legend: "IN COMMEMORATION OF THE WORLD's COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION" 1893
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group