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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.89
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 28.6mm (1 1/8 in.)
Description: 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing figure on beach with flag surrounded by other figures within border of stars; in exergue.: "1492." Reverse shows eagle in center with legend above: "WORLD'S COLUMBIAN/ EXPOSITION" and below: "CHICAGO/ 1893." 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