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John Quincy Adams Indian Peace Medal

Object Number: 
1825 or later
Gilt bronze
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Inscription: obverse, at lower center of bust: "F."
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing draped bust of John Quincy Adams facing right with legend: "JOHN QUINCY ADAMS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES/1825." Reverse shows clasped hands below crossed peace pipe and tomahawk with legend: "PEACE/AND/FRIENDSHIP."
Credit Line: 
Estate of Henry H. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group