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Christopher Columbus commemorative medal

Object Name: Medal
Date: ca. 1892
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Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: Overall: 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm)
Place made: Europe, Italy, Milan
Description: Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Columbus within central roundel, surrounded by elaborate border comprised of figures of Native American and Columbia, joining hands, with world globe above and eagle below; legend: "CRISTOFORO COLOMBO." Reverse depicts group of Native Americans, awe-struck by appearance of winged Columbia, at upper left, surrounded by winged putti holding burning torch, cornucopia, and caduceus; sun rising in background, at left; date above: "MDCCCXCII"; all within ornate border of shields and stars.
Credit Line: Gift of R. Horace Gallatin, 1925
Object Number: 199
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Marks: Marked on obverse at lower left of field: "L.POGLIACHI INV. A.CAPPUCCIO ING. JOHNSON - MILANO"