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Chester A. Arthur Indian Peace Medal

Object Number: 
1160
Date: 
1883-1885
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 5/16 in. ( 7.6 x 5.9 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at left: "C.E. BARBER F." Inscription: reverse, on exergual line, at right: "M"
Description: 
Oval bronze struck medal with obverse depicting nude bust of Chester Arthur with legend: "CHESTER A. ARTHUR/PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES/1881". Reverse depicts settler and Native American in front of log cabin and farm scene; wreath encircling crossed peace pipe and tomahawk below exergual line; inscription: "PEACE" above scene.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group