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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.144
Date: 
ca. 1892
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 25.2mm (1 in.)
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing right front-facing hatted bust-length portrait of Columbus; legend: "COLUMBUS DAY WORCESTER, MASS./ OCTOBER 12TH". Reverse shows heart at center surrounded by wreath; legend: "WORCESTER/ A TOWN JUNE 14, 1722 . A CITY FEBY. 29, 1848." Loop fused 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