James Monroe Indian Peace Medal

Object Number: 
1134
Date: 
After 1817
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at left: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing draped bust of James Monroe facing right with legend: "JAMES MONROE PRESIDENT OF THE U.S.A.D. 1817." Reverse depicts clasped hands below crossed peace pipe and tomahawk with legend: "PEACE/AND/FRIENDSHIP".
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Creative: Tronvig Group