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Medal commemorating the Columbian Exposition, 1892; obverse
Medal commemorating the Columbian Exposition, 1892. Obverse: Half-length figure of Christopher Columbus (1451-1506), three-quarter left, wearing a soft cap over long hair, and open coat with wide sleeves. The hands unroll a map. Above: 'CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS'. Below: 'BORN 1456 . DIED 1506.' Reverse: Columbia seated with shield at her side. An Indian woman standing by her, points to the distant view of the Exhibition buildings, with sea and rising sun behind. Above, the American eagle. Legend: 'SOUVENIR WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION, CHICAGO. U . S . A . 1892-1893.' Exergue: '1492-1892 IV . CENTENNIAL.'
- Image reference: E4508-1
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London