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Thomas Jefferson Indian Peace Medal

Object Number: 
1966.116
Date: 
1863-1885
Medium: 
Gilt bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 15/16 in. ( 7.5 cm )
Description: 
Gilt bronze struck medal with clothed bust of Thomas Jefferson facing left; legend: "TH. JEFFERSON PRESIDENT OF THE U.S. A. D. 1801." Reverse shows clasped hands below crossed peace pipe and tomahawk; 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