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Martin Van Buren Indian Peace Medal
Date: Probably 1837
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Medium: Gilt bronze
Dimensions: Overall (Medal): 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing draped bust of Martin Van Buren facing right with legend: "MARTIN VAN BUREN PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES/A. D. 1837." Reverse shows clasped hands below crossed peace pipe and tomahawk with legend: "PEACE/AND/FRIENDSHIP."
Credit Line: Estate of Henry O. Havemeyer
Object Number: 1966.128
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at right: "FURST F."