Rutherford B. Hayes Indian Peace Medal

Rutherford B. Hayes Indian Peace Medal
Rutherford B. Hayes Indian Peace Medal
Title
Rutherford B. Hayes Indian Peace Medal
Date 
1879
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 x 2 5/16 in. ( 7.6 x 5.9 cm )
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.
Object Number 
1156a
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at right: "MORGAN" Inscription: reverse, on exergual line, at right: "MORGAN"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group