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Inscription on front "CHRISTOPHER/ COLVMBVS/ OCT.XII/MCCCCXCII"; on right side at bottom: "AVGVSTVS SAINT GAVDENS FECIT"
Inscription on reverse: "WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION/ IN COMMEMORATION OF THE / FOUR HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY/ OF THE LANDIND OF COLUMBUS/ MDCCCXCII . MDCCXCIII/ TO THE ART INSTITUTE"; on bottom: "C.E. BARBER FECIT"
Diam.: 7.7 cm (3 in.)
Gift of William F. Dunham
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