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Benjamin Harrison Indian Peace Medal

Object Number: 
INV.4320
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 5/16 in. ( 7.6 x 5.9 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at right: "C.E. BARBER F." Inscription: reverse, on exergual line, at right: "M"
Description: 
Oval bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Benjamin Harrison facing left with legend: "BENJAMIN HARRISON PRESIDENT/U.S.A. 1889." Reverse depicts settler and Native American in front of log cabin and farm scene; wreath encircling crossed peace pipe and tomahawk below exergual line; inscription: "PEACE" above scene.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group