Ulysses S. Grant Indian Peace Medal
Bronze; cardboard, paper
Diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Box (bottom tray): 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of President Grant facing right, peace pipe and laurel branch below; surrounding legend: "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA/'LET US HAVE PEACE'/LIBERTY JUSTICE AND EQUALITY"; all within ornamental border. Reverse depicts world globe inscribed: "PACIFIC OCEAN", at left, and "ATLANTIC OCEAN", vertically, at right, surrounded by agricultural implements and surmounted by open book labelled: "HOLY BIBLE"; legend: "ON EARTH PEACE/1871./GOOD WILL TOWARD MEN"; thirty six stars around border. Circular dark red cardboard box bottom tray.
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