Martin Van Buren Indian Peace Medal

Object Number: 
1966.77
Date: 
1837-1839
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 7/16 in. ( 6.2 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at left: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Martin Van Buren facing right with legend: "MARTIN VAN BUREN PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES/A.D.1837." Reverse shows clasped hands below crossed peace pipe and tomahawk, with legend: "PEACE/AND/FRIENDSHIP."
Credit Line: 
Estate of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group