diameter: 37.7mm (1 1/2 in.)
Silver struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bearded hatted bust-length portrait of Columbus between shields with Spanish (left) and American (right) flags; legend: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS/ 1492 * 1893". Reverse shows domed building with flag at top; legend: "WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION CHICAGO."; in exerg.: "ADMINISTRATION/ BUILDING."
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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