James Madison Indian Peace Medal

Object Number: 
1966.132
Date: 
Probably 1814 or later
Medium: 
Gilt bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing draped bust of James Madison facing left with legend: "JAMES MADISON PRESIDENT OF THE U.S. A. D. 1809." 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