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Object Name: Medal
Date: ca. 1892
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Medium: White metal
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 1 9/16 in. (39.2mm)
Description: White metal struck medal with obverse showing right-facing three-quarter bust-length portrait of Columbus with fur collar, anchor and laurel below; legend: "CHRISTOPH COLUMBUS." Reverse shows left-facing bust-length profile of bareheaded man in military uniform with medals and epaulet, branch below right.
Credit Line: Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Object Number: 2008.42.151
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Marks: Reverse under bust: "OERTEL BERLIN D."