diameter: 89.2mm (3 1/2 in.)
White metal struck medallion with obverse showing left-facing three-quarter length bust portrait of hatted Columbus holding chart; legend: "CRISTOFORO COLOMBO/ NATO/ 1456/ MORTO/ 1506." Reverse shows female Native American right standing, pointing towards building for seated draped female figure holding Italian shield, three ships in background, crowned shield with griffin supporters above; legend: "RICORDO DELL' ESPOSIZIONE ITALO-AMERICANA GENOVA/1892"; in exergue.: " * 1492 - 1892 * "/ IV. CENTENARIO."
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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