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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plains 566
Descriptions
metal 3340
Names
peace medal 24
Date:
mid 19th century
Dimensions:
H: 2.875 in, width: 0.125 in, L: 1.8 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Remarks:
Oval peace medal with a Native American and a colonial man (Washington?) extending hands towards each other. A tomahawk sits behind the Native, and a person ploughing is behind the colonial man. Under this scene is a crudely etched inscription: "George Washington / President" followed by an indecipherable number inside a circle. Under that is an indecipherable seal. Verso: eagle with an olive branch, arrows, and shield.
Accession Number:
NA.205.145

Not currently on display


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