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Millard Fillmore Indian Peace Medal

Object Number: 
1966.94
Date: 
After 1850
Medium: 
Gilt bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at left: "S.ELLIS" Inscription: reverse, below exergual line, at center: "J.WILLSON"
Description: 
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Millard Fillmore facing right with legend: "MILLARD FILLMORE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES/1850." Reverse shows settler and Native American standing before an American flag; legend above: "LABOR VIRTUE HONOR."
Credit Line: 
Estate of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group