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Andrew Johnson Indian Peace Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3471
Date: 
1866
Medium: 
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: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Andrew Johnson facing right, with legend: "ANDREW JOHNSON, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES/1865." Reverse shows bust of George Washington atop altar inscribed "PEACE", with America to the right and, in the guise of Columbia, shaking hands with a Native American chief; implements of war and peace in the background.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group