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Franklin Pierce Indian Peace Medal
Date: 1870-1892
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Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: Overall (diam.): 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Franklin Pierce facing left with legend: "FRANKLIN PIERCE, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. / 1853." Reverse shows settler and Native American standing before an American flag with legend: "LABOR VIRTUE HONOR."
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Henry O. Havemeyer
Object Number: 1966.90
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Marks: Obverse marked below bust truncation, at right: "S.ELLIS"; reverse, below exergual line, at center: "J.WILLSON"