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400th Anniversary of Discovery of the Americas Medal

400th Anniversary of Discovery of the Americas Medal
400th Anniversary of Discovery of the Americas Medal
Title
400th Anniversary of Discovery of the Americas Medal
Date 
1892
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 13/16 in. ( 7.1 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing bust-length portrait of Christopher Columbus, facing right, enclosed by laurel wreath, with legend: "BARCELONA A COLON"; all surrounded by elaborate border showing scene of Columbus's voyage with coat of arms surmounted by crown and enclosed by laurel branch and palm frond. Reverse depicts standing female figure with lion at her feet; column at right; monument to Christopher Columbus in distant background at left; legend: "IV. CENTENARIO DEL DESCUBRIMIENTO DE LAS AMERICAS"; date in exergue: "MDCCCXCII."
Object Number 
INV.10759
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "ARNAU" Inscription: reverse, in exergue: "ARNAU. F. SOLA y CAMATS [illegible]/CASTELL S."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group