Franklin Pierce Indian Peace Medal
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at right: "S.ELLIS" Inscription: reverse, below exergual line, at center: "J.WILLSON"
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Franklin Pierce facing left with legend: "FRANKLIN PIERCE, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES./1853." Reverse shows settler and Native American standing before an American flag with legend: "LABOR VIRTUE HONOR."
Estate of Henry O. Havemeyer
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