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James Madison Indian Peace Medal

Object Number: 
1133
Date: 
1814
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, above rim, at lower center: "R."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting draped bust of James Madison facing left with legend: "JAMES MADISON PRESIDENT OF THE U.S. A.D. 1809". Reverse depicts clasped hands below crossed peace pipe and tomahawk; legend: "PEACE/AND/FRIENDSHIP."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group