Collection of Benjamin Weiss
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS WORLD EXPOSITION
USA, 1893, Bronze, 59 mm
This medal, one of several issued for the fourth centenary of Columbus, was designed by Ludovico Pogliaghi, engraved by Angelo Cappuccio and struck by Stefano Johnson in Milan, Italy. It is a reduced copy of a larger 102 mm medal of similar design.
LINK to World's Columbian Exposition (from Chicago Historical Society)
LINK to World's Columbian Exposition (from Wikipedia)