Rutherford B. Hayes Indian Peace Medal

Object Number: 
1156a
Date: 
1879
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 5/16 in. ( 7.6 x 5.9 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at right: "MORGAN" Inscription: reverse, on exergual line, at right: "MORGAN"
Description: 
Oval bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Rutherford Hayes facing left with legend: "RUTHERFORD B. HAYES/PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES". Reverse depicts settler and Native American in front of log cabin and farm scene; wreath encircling crossed peace pipe and tomahawk below exergual line; inscription: "PEACE/1877" above scene.
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Creative: Tronvig Group