diameter: 27.3mm (1 1/16 in.)
Silver struck medal with obverse showing left-facing hatted bust-length profile of Columbus; legend: "CHRISTOFORO COLOMBO/ IV CENTENARIO" Reverse legend in center: "IQUIQUE/ 12 OTTOBRE/ 1892"; around edge: "INAUGURAZIONE EDIFICIO ITALIANO." Hole punched at top.
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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