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John Quincy Adams Indian Peace Medal

Object Number: 
1947.305
Date: 
After 1861
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at center: "F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of John Quincy Adams facing right with legend: "JOHN QUINCY ADAMS PRESIDENT OF THE U. STATES 1825." Reverse shows clasped hands below crossed peace pipe and tomahawk with legend: "PEACE/AND/FRIENDSHIP."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group