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Thomas Jefferson Indian Peace Medal

Object Number: 
1929.159
Date: 
1801 or later
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 15/16 in. ( 7.5 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Thomas Jefferson facing left; legend: "TH. JEFFERSON PRESIDENT OF THE U.S. A.D. 1801." Reverse depicts clasped hands below peace pipe and tomahawk; legend: "PEACE/AND/FRIENDSHIP".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. John V. Irwin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group