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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.45
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 27.3mm (1 1/16 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing building in background with sea and boats in foreground; legend: "WORLD'S EXPOSITION" ; in exergue.: "CHICAGO/ 1893." Obverse shows left-facing bust-length portrait of Columbus as seen from behind; legend: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS." Loop fused to 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