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Martin Van Buren Indian Peace Medal

Martin Van Buren Indian Peace Medal
Martin Van Buren Indian Peace Medal
Title
Martin Van Buren Indian Peace Medal
Date 
1837-1839
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 7/16 in. ( 6.2 cm )
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
Object Number 
1966.77
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at left: "FURST. F."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group