diameter: 37.8mm (1 1/2 in.)
White metal struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bearded bust-length portrait of Columbus with laurel wreath; legend "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS/ 1492." Reverse shows three buildings; legend: "WORLDS FAIR BUILDINGS CHICAGO, ILL./ DECD OCT. 21. 1892."
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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