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Benjamin Harrison Indian Peace Medal

Benjamin Harrison Indian Peace Medal
Benjamin Harrison Indian Peace Medal
Title
Benjamin Harrison Indian Peace Medal
Date 
1890-1900
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.7 cm )
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.
Object Number 
1166
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at right: C.E. BARBER F."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group