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Zachary Taylor Indian Peace Medal

Object Number: 
1966.122
Date: 
Probably 1850
Medium: 
Gilt bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing draped bust of Zachary Taylor facing left with legend: "ZACHARY TAYLOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES/1849." 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