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Plains Indian Museum

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Descriptions
silver 707
Names
peace medal 24 James Madison
Subjects
crossed 16 hands 11 tomahawk 14 profile 9 President James Madison clasped 7 pipe 25
Date:
1814-1815
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Audrienne Moseley
Inscription:
Around edge: James Madison President of the U.S.A.D. 1809, Back: Peace and Friendship
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. James Madison peace medal - solid silver, profile of Madison facing left; back has crossed pipe and tomahawk with 2 clasped hands. Remarks: Previously numbered NA.205.19 but that number had already been assigned to a different artifact.
Publication:
Magazine: UE Magazine, Fall 2004, Volume 100, Number 1, The Smithsonian of the West Internship by James L. MacLeod, University of Evansville, Evansville, 2004, page 5
Accession Number:
NA.205.75

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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