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Brown metal commemorative medal from the World's Columbian Exposition of Chicago. Representation of Christopher Columbus on the heads side and text box with writing on the tails side. Two female figures, a ship, and two torches surround the text box.
Heads: "Plus ultra" and "Christopher Columbus OCT XII" on the top; "Augustus Saint Gaudens fecit" on the bottom. Tails: "World's Columbian Exposition in commemoration of the four hundredth anniversary of the landing of Columbus MDCCCXII/ MDCCXCI to the Decorative Arts Society" in the center; "C.E. Barber fecit" engraved on the bottom. (Engraved, stamped)
3 (D) (inches)
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan