Andrew Johnson Indian Peace Medal

Object Number: 
1966.106
Date: 
1865 or later
Medium: 
Gilt bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at left: "Pacquet. F." Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at right: "Pacquet F"
Description: 
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Johnson facing right with legend: "ANDREW JOHNSON, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES"; date below bust truncation, at lower center: "1865." Reverse depicts figures of Native American and Columbia shaking hands in front of the Washington monument inscribed "PEACE" on pedestal.
Credit Line: 
Estate of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group