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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.55
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 15/16 in. (3.5 x 2.4 cm)
Description: 
Silver struck medal in outline shape of front-facing hatted bust-length portrait of Columbus on obverse; reverse legend: "1492/ WORLD'S/ COLUMBIA/ EXPOSITION/ CHICAGO/ 1893." Attached loop at 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