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World's Columbian Exposition Administrative Building Medal
Date: 1893
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Medium: Type metal
Dimensions: Overall (Medal): 2 11/16 in. (6.9 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, Chicago
Description: Type metal struck medal with obverse showing three-quarter bust of Columbus in ruff collar facing right with legend: "COLUMBUS." Reverse depictes the Administrative Building of the World's Columbian Exposition with legend: "WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION/ADMINISTRATION BUILDING"; inscription in exergue: "CHICAGO/1893."
Credit Line: Gift of Alfred M.F. Kiddle
Object Number: 1940.29
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at left: "A.O.AMEIS"