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James K. Polk Indian Peace Medal
Date: 1846 or later
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Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: Overall (Medal): 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Bronze struck medal with obverse showing draped bust of James K. Polk facing left with legend: "JAMES K POLK PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES./1845." Reverse shows clasped hands below crossed peace pipe and tomahawk; legend: "PEACE/AND/FRIENDSHIP."
Credit Line: Estate of Henry H. Havemeyer
Object Number: 1966.118
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