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Rutherford B. Hayes Indian Peace Medal
Date: 1879
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Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: Overall: 3 x 2 5/16 in. ( 7.6 x 5.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Oval bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Rutherford Hayes facing left with legend: "RUTHERFORD B. HAYES / PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES". 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 / 1877" above scene.
Object Number: 1156a
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Marks: Obverse, marked on bust truncation, at right: "MORGAN"; reverse, on exergual line, at right: "MORGAN"