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Andrew Johnson Presidential Medal

Object Number: 
1966.121
Date: 
1865
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncaiton, at left: "Paquet. F." Inscription: reverse, below exergual line, at right: "Paquet. F."
Description: 
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group