Medal, commemorating the opening of the Aquario Vasco da Gama, Lisbon, Portugal, founded by oceanographer and naturalist King D Carlos I, during the 400th anniversary celebrations held in 1898 of the discovery [1498] of the sea route to India by navigator Vasco da Gama. 'Entregue a Marinha de Guerra Portuguesa em 1901'. Brass alloy, 80mm diameter, ht 5mm, in green square cloth box 85x85x10mm. The Aquarium includes D Carlos I's collection


  • Title: Aquario Vasco da Gama
  • Date Created: 1901
  • Location: Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Physical Dimensions: diameter: 5 x 80 mm
  • Type: medal

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