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Benjamin Harrison Indian Peace Medal

Object Number: 
1166
Date: 
1890-1900
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at right: C.E. BARBER F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Benjamin Harrison facing left with legend within beaded border: "BENJAMIN HARRISON PRESIDENT.U.S.A." Reverse includes two overlapping circles, one with an Indian in front of a teepee and an empty landscape, one depicting a settler and horse in front of buildings. Crossed peace pipe and tomahawk with laurel branches intertwined with inscription "PEACE" above, plow and laurel branches with scroll inscribed "PROGRESS" below.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group