Numismatics
Subject: Christopher Columbus, Spanish, 1451–1506
Artist: Lea Ahlborn, Swedish, 1826–1897

Medal of Christopher Columbus taking San Salvador

1892

Bronze

61.14 g, 12:00, 50 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Reverend William H. Owen, B.A. 1897, Collection
2001.87.29003
Geography: 
Made in United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Reverend William H. Owen, to 1938; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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