Medal: Christophorus Colomb.

Medal: Christophorus Colomb.
Title
Medal: Christophorus Colomb.
Date 
ca. 1819
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Columbus facing right with legend: "CHRISTOPHORUS COLOMB." Reverse is inscribed: "NATUS/AN.M.CCCC.XLII./COGURETI AD GENUAM/OBIIT/IN VALLE OLETI/APUD HISPANOS/AN.M.D.VI./series numismatica/universalis virorum illustrium./MDCCC.XIX."
Object Number 
INV.2900
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "PETIT F." Inscription: reverse, at lower center: "DURAND EDEDIT"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group