diameter: 27.3mm (1 1/16 in.)
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.
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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