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Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, Part XVI: Indian Peace Medals, 1680 - 1890 United States Medals The Washington Seasons Medals
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Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
100 Washington Seasons Medal. The Shepherd. Silver. Obverse signed C.H.K. Fc CH VF $50,000.00
Washington Seasons Medal. The Shepherd. Silver. Obverse signed C.H.K. Fc.  Julian IP.51, Prucha 37,...
Julian IP.51, Prucha 37, Belden 12. Choice Very Fine. 48.3mm. 723.1 gns. 2.9 - 3.0mm thick. Looped as issued. Deep silver gray in color with some light russet around the rims. Fairly minor handling and rim marks, none disfiguring. A remarkably clean example for a silver medal. This type is known in silver and bronzed copper. The obverse design was described by the artist as '' 1. Alludes...  more
101 Washington Seasons Medal. The Shepherd. Copper, bronzed. Obverse signed C.H.K AU $16,000.00
Washington Seasons Medal. The Shepherd. Copper, bronzed. Obverse signed C.H.K.  Fc. J.IP.51, Pr.37,...
Fc. J.IP.51, Pr.37, B.12. About Uncirculated. 48.3mm. 733.9 gns. 3.3 - 3.5mm thick. Looped as issued. Rich coppery brown in color with subtle hints of faded original color. Minor handling marks only. Another example remarkably free from the serious damage these Seasons medals always seem to have suffered. Actually rarer than the silver medals. Mintages: 150 silver without loop, 17...  more
102 Washington Seasons Medal. The Shepherd. Copper, bronzed. Obverse signed C.H.K AU $17,000.00
Washington Seasons Medal. The Shepherd. Copper, bronzed. Obverse signed C.H.K.  Fc. J.IP.51, Pr.37,...
Fc. J.IP.51, Pr.37, B.12. About Uncirculated. 48.2mm. 744.9 gns. 3.4 - 3.5mm thick. Not looped as issued. Nice, deep coppery brown on smooth and somewhat reflective surfaces. Like the last, free from disfiguring marks, just ordinary signs of handling and none damaging. Without a loop the medal is the rarest of the four styles of this variety. Mintages: 150 silver without loop, 17 silver...  more
103 Washington Seasons Medal. The Sower. Silver. Obverse signed C.H.K. Fc. Julian IP VF $32,500.00
Washington Seasons Medal. The Sower. Silver. Obverse signed C.H.K. Fc. Julian IP. 53, Prucha 37, Belden...
53, Prucha 37, Belden 13. Very Fine. 48.2mm. 721.3 gns. 2.8 - 3.0mm thick. Looped as issued. Pale to medium silver gray in color with hints of light gold around the rims. Minor handling and rim marks, indecipherable inscription scratched into the reverse in the spaces bewteen the lines of the struck inscription seemingly dated 1846. This type is also known in silver and bronzed copper....  more
104 Washington Seasons Medal. The Sower. Copper, bronzed. Obverse signed C.H.K. Fc CH EF $15,000.00
Washington Seasons Medal. The Sower. Copper, bronzed. Obverse signed C.H.K. Fc.  J.IP.53, Pr.37, B.13....
J.IP.53, Pr.37, B.13. Choice Extremely Fine. 48.2mm. 723.9 gns. 3.3 - 3.4mm thick. Not looped as issued. A really nice example. Both sides are a rich, deep brown, the obverse slightly darker than the back. The only signs of handling this has seen are more than minor and are essentially trivial. The surfaces are lightly reflective. Without a loop this is actually rarer than a specimen...  more
105 Washington Seasons Medal. The Spinner. Silver. Obverse signed C.H.K. Fc. J.IP.52 AU $32,500.00
Washington Seasons Medal. The Spinner. Silver. Obverse signed C.H.K. Fc. J.IP.52,  Pr., B.14. About...
Pr., B.14. About Uncirculated. Prooflike. 48.2mm. 706.3 gns. 2.8 - 2.9mm thick. Not looped as issued. An outstanding example. Both sides are toned in rich, medium silver gray with faint iridescence. The fields are brightly reflective. This is one of the nicest we can remember seeing and was clearly carefully preserved from the day it was first struck for presentation purposes. This...  more
106 Washington Seasons Medal. The Spinner. Copper, bronzed. Obverse signed C.H.K. Fc CH EF $17,000.00
Washington Seasons Medal. The Spinner. Copper, bronzed. Obverse signed C.H.K. Fc.  J.IP.52, Pr., B.14....
J.IP.52, Pr., B.14. Choice Extremely Fine. 48.2mm. 744.9 gns. 3.4 - 3.6mm thick. Not looped as issued. Pale brown obverse, deeper steel brown on the back. Somewhat reflective surfaces. Minor handling marks. Curious 'M' lightly stamped into edge after striking. Without a loop this is the rarest flavor of the type. Mintages: 149 silver with loop, 17 silver without loop, 58 bronzed copper...  more
Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, Part XVI: Indian Peace Medals, 1680 - 1890 United States Medals Silver Indian Peace Medals Struck by the United States Mint The Indian Peace Medals of the Thomas Jefferson Presidency
Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
107 Thomas Jefferson Indian Peace Medal, 1801. Silver. First Size. J.IP.2, Pr.38, B CH VF $165,000.00
Thomas Jefferson Indian Peace Medal, 1801. Silver. First Size. J.IP.2, Pr.38, B. 15. Choice Very Fine....
15. Choice Very Fine. 101.3mm. Rims 6.4 - 6.7mm thick. 2,356.5 gns. Very dark on the front and back, lighter on the rims and edge, the surfaces with a thin oxidation product ''skin'' from long burial. With original hanger and loop. The surfaces are very clean and mark-free with no obvious scratches or signs of damage or careless mishandling. There are no accurate rarity estimates for any of...  more
108 Thomas Jefferson Indian Peace Medal, 1801. Silver. Middle Size. Original dies. J EF $160,000.00
Thomas Jefferson Indian Peace Medal, 1801. Silver. Middle Size. Original dies. J. IP.3, Pr.39, B.16....
IP.3, Pr.39, B.16. Extremely Fine. 76.2mm. Rims 5.3 - 5.6mm thick. 766.2 gns. Lovely, pale silver gray on the obverse, lighter gray on the back, with some iridescent blue and light gold toning in places. A remarkable example. With original hanger and loop. Light obverse scratches, field dent in the upper left field on this side, some fairly serious scratches on Jefferson's cheek. Good reverse...  more
109 Thomas Jefferson Indian Peace Medal, 1801. Silver. Third Size. J.IP.4, Pr.39, B CH EF $150,000.00
Thomas Jefferson Indian Peace Medal, 1801. Silver. Third Size. J.IP.4, Pr.39, B. 17. Choice Extremely...
17. Choice Extremely Fine. 53.7mm. Rims 3.6 - 3.8mm thick. 571.5 gns. Nice, even pale silver gray color on both sides with considerable prooflike lustre on the reverse. A simply outstanding specimen. With original hanger and loop. Somewhat softly struck on the bases of the letters at left in the obverse inscription; bases of FRIEN weak on the reverse. Small planchet depression in the right...  more
110 Thomas Jefferson Indian Peace Medal, 1801. Silver. Third Size. J.IP.4, Pr.39, B VF to CH VF $50,000.00
Thomas Jefferson Indian Peace Medal, 1801. Silver. Third Size. J.IP.4, Pr.39, B. 17. Very Fine to...
17. Very Fine to Choice Very Fine. 54.5mm. Rims 4.4 - 4.6mm thick. 408.9 gns. Deep silver gray in color with some light purple and rose iridescence on both sides. A piece with compelling eye appeal. Hanger skillfully removed long ago leaving almost no trace behind on the edge. Light scratches below the clasped hands on the reverse. Fields on both sides lightly tooled. Sharply struck for one...  more
Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, Part XVI: Indian Peace Medals, 1680 - 1890 United States Medals Silver Indian Peace Medals Struck by the United States Mint The Indian Peace Medals of the James Madison Presidency
Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
111 James Madison Indian Peace Medal, 1809. Silver. First Size. First Reverse. J.IP EF $26,000.00
James Madison Indian Peace Medal, 1809. Silver. First Size. First Reverse. J.IP. 5, Pr.40, B.20. Extremely...
5, Pr.40, B.20. Extremely Fine. Obverse signed on rim ''R'' for John Reich. 75.8mm. Rims 4.1 - 4.2mm thick. 2,623.1 gns. Witness line at 6:00 (from obverse). Nice, rich silver gray on both sides, the color nearly uniform, with some blue and rose iridescence. Neatly holed at the top; no loop. Minor rim nicks, other minor handling marks, none serious. This size is known only in silver originals...  more
112 James Madison Indian Peace Medal, 1809. Silver. First Size. First Reverse. J.IP F to VF $20,000.00
James Madison Indian Peace Medal, 1809. Silver. First Size. First Reverse. J.IP. 5, Pr.40, B.20. Fine...
5, Pr.40, B.20. Fine to Very Fine. Obverse not signed. 75.8mm. Rims 4.1 - 4.2mm thick. 2,605.2 gns. No obvious witness line. Lighter silver gray than the first but also with pale blue and rose iridescence. Neatly holed at the top; no loop. Minor rim marks, surfaces with a myriad of tiny nicks, the medal clearly an awarded one. Rare as noted above, with perhaps about 15 known.
113 James Madison Indian Peace Medal, 1809. Silver. Middle Size. First Reverse. J.IP AB VF $20,000.00
James Madison Indian Peace Medal, 1809. Silver. Middle Size. First Reverse. J.IP. 6, Pr.40, B.21....
6, Pr.40, B.21. Very Fine. 62.8mm. Rims 3.2 - 3.5mm thick. 1,584.4 gns. Witness line at 6:00 (from obverse). Deep silver gray in color with some blue iridescence. Neatly holed at the top; no loop. Noticeable obverse rim bruise, less obvious ones on the back, other minor handling marks. Obverse rim beginning to fail in a couple of places, earlier state than the next. This size is known only...  more
114 James Madison Indian Peace Medal, 1809. Silver. Middle Size. First Reverse. J.IP F $17,000.00
James Madison Indian Peace Medal, 1809. Silver. Middle Size. First Reverse. J.IP. 6, Pr.40, B.21....
6, Pr.40, B.21. Fine. 62.9mm. Rims 3.3 - 3.5mm thick. 1,585.3 gns. Witness line at 12:00 (from obverse). Light silver gray with some very faint blue iridescence. Large hole at the top; no loop. Usual signs of handling on what was clearly an awarded medal. Obverse rim crumbling around onto table.
115 James Madison Indian Peace Medal, 1809. Silver. Middle Size. First Reverse. J.IP F $16,000.00
James Madison Indian Peace Medal, 1809. Silver. Middle Size. First Reverse. J.IP. 6, Pr.40, B.21....
6, Pr.40, B.21. Fine. 62.8mm. Rims 3.1 - 3.4mm thick. 1,552.5 gns. No apparent witness line. Light silver, once cleaned, some deeper gray and blue around the rim. Large hole at the top; replacement loop. Usual signs of handling, noticeable reverse rim dent, another clearly awarded medal. Obverse rim crumbling around onto table about as seen on the preceding medal.
116 James Madison Indian Peace Medal, 1809. Silver. Third Size. First Reverse. J.IP VF $12,000.00
James Madison Indian Peace Medal, 1809. Silver. Third Size. First Reverse. J.IP. 7, Pr.40, B.22. Very...
7, Pr.40, B.22. Very Fine. 51.2mm. Rims 3.0 - 3.3mm thick. 888.6 gns. Witness line at 12:00 (from obverse). Nice, deep silver gray color most everywhere, toning line across front. Neatly holed at the top; no loop. Usual signs of handling, fairly serious reverse rim impairments. This size is known in silver originals and copper restrikes. Very rare. The cataloguer has seen only four...  more
Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, Part XVI: Indian Peace Medals, 1680 - 1890 United States Medals Silver Indian Peace Medals Struck by the United States Mint The Indian Peace Medals of the James Monroe Presidency
Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
117 James Monroe Indian Peace Medal, 1817. Silver. Middle Size. First Reverse. J.IP CH AU $35,000.00
James Monroe Indian Peace Medal, 1817. Silver. Middle Size. First Reverse. J.IP. 9, Pr.41, B.24. Choice...
9, Pr.41, B.24. Choice About Uncirculated. Obverse signed FURST. F. 62.8mm. Rims 3.2 - 3.5mm thick. 1,581.0 gns. No apparent witness line. A remarkable example in outstanding condition. Rich, satiny pale silver gray on the surfaces with bright reflectivity in the fields and a very sharp strike. Minor impairments only including some light scratches on the back near the hole. Small hole near...  more
118 James Monroe Indian Peace Medal, 1817. Silver. Middle Size. First Reverse. J.IP VF $15,000.00
James Monroe Indian Peace Medal, 1817. Silver. Middle Size. First Reverse. J.IP. 9, Pr.41, B.24. Very...
9, Pr.41, B.24. Very Fine. Obverse signed FURST. F. 62.8mm. Rims 2.8 - 3.2mm thick. 1,454.0 gns. No apparent witness line. Lighter pale silver gray with some faint residual reflectivity. Name removed from right obverse field. Neatly holed near the top, off to the right from the guide; no loop. Minor signs of handling.
119 James Monroe Indian Peace Medal, 1817. Silver. Third Size. First Reverse. J.IP VG to F $14,000.00
James Monroe Indian Peace Medal, 1817. Silver. Third Size. First Reverse. J.IP. 10, Pr.41, B.25. Very...
10, Pr.41, B.25. Very Good to Fine. Obverse signed FURST. F. 50.9mm. Rims 2.8 - 2.9mm thick. 847.9 gns. No apparent witness line. Light silver, once cleaned. Holed very near the top; no loop. Edge and rim bruise at left on obverse. This size is known in silver originals and copper restrikes. Although Carlson found nine auction records for a 51mm silver Monroe, the present cataloguer...  more
Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, Part XVI: Indian Peace Medals, 1680 - 1890 United States Medals Silver Indian Peace Medals Struck by the United States Mint The Indian Peace Medals of the John Quincy Adams Presidency
Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
120 John Quincy Adams Indian Peace Medal, 1825. Silver. First Size. First Reverse. J EF $27,500.00
John Quincy Adams Indian Peace Medal, 1825. Silver. First Size. First Reverse. J. IP.11, Pr.42, B.26....
IP.11, Pr.42, B.26. Extremely Fine. Obverse signed F. 75.5mm. Rims 3.4 - 3.7mm thick. 2,359.1 gns. No apparent witness line. Pale silver gray with a few touches of deeper gray in the fields. Remarkable, brightly reflective semi-prooflike fields. Holed near the top; well made loop but probably a replacement. Only trivial marks. JOHN strong, QUINCY typically soft. This size is known in silver...  more
121 John Quincy Adams Indian Peace Medal, 1825. Silver. First Size. First Reverse. J F to VF $9,000.00
John Quincy Adams Indian Peace Medal, 1825. Silver. First Size. First Reverse. J. IP.11, Pr.42, B.26....
IP.11, Pr.42, B.26. Fine to Very Fine. Obverse signed F. 75.4mm. Rims 3.6 - 3.8mm thick. 2,424.4 gns. No apparent witness line. Medium silver gray, the color essentially uniform on both sides. Holed near the top; no loop. Light handling marks, ''QA'' scratched at base of reverse, the medal clearly an awarded piece. Slightly bent. JOHN soft, QUINCY soft at the end, ADAMS soft. The large...  more
122 John Quincy Adams Indian Peace Medal, 1825. Silver. First Size. First Reverse. J EF $9,000.00
John Quincy Adams Indian Peace Medal, 1825. Silver. First Size. First Reverse. J. IP.11, Pr.42, B.26....
IP.11, Pr.42, B.26. Extremely Fine. Obverse signed F. 75.7mm. Rims 3.5 - 3.7mm thick. 2,411.6 gns. No apparent witness line. Medium silver gray with some light iridescence. Holed near the top; no loop. Surfaces extensively tooled in the fields and on the edge. JOHN and ADAMS soft.
123 John Quincy Adams Indian Peace Medal, 1825. Silver. Middle Size. First Reverse F to VF $9,500.00
John Quincy Adams Indian Peace Medal, 1825. Silver. Middle Size. First Reverse.  J.IP.12, Pr.42, B.27....
J.IP.12, Pr.42, B.27. Fine to Very Fine. Obverse signed F. 62.3mm. Rims 2.8 - 3.1mm thick. 1,456.0 gns. No apparent witness line. Nice, even and deep silver gray color, a decent looking example. Holed near the top; no loop. Minor handling marks, two reverse rim bruises (one heavy). This size is known in silver originals and copper restrikes. It is the second rarest after the small...  more
124 John Quincy Adams Indian Peace Medal, 1825. Silver. Third Size. First Reverse. J CH EF $7,000.00
John Quincy Adams Indian Peace Medal, 1825. Silver. Third Size. First Reverse. J. IP.13, Pr.42, B.28....
IP.13, Pr.42, B.28. Choice Extremely Fine. Obverse signed F. 51.1mm. Rims 3.6 - 3.7mm thick. 1,099.7 gns. No witness line. Prooflike fields. Light silver gray in color. Specific gravity 10.46. This is one of the (probably) early 20th c. silver restrikes from the original dies, the reverse in its quite rusted state (most obvious above the crossed pipe and tomahawk). The edge is rough...  more
Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, Part XVI: Indian Peace Medals, 1680 - 1890 United States Medals Silver Indian Peace Medals Struck by the United States Mint The Indian Peace Medals of the Andrew Jackson Presidency
Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
125 Andrew Jackson Indian Peace Medal, 1829. Silver. First Size. First Reverse. J.IP AU $22,500.00
Andrew Jackson Indian Peace Medal, 1829. Silver. First Size. First Reverse. J.IP. 14, Pr.43, B.29....
14, Pr.43, B.29. About Uncirculated. Obverse signed FURST F. 75.8mm. Rims 4.5 - 4.6mm thick. 2,880.4 gns. An outstanding example and a somewhat anomalous one given its remarkable weight and thickness. Die states as the other two offered here. Medium silver gray in color with patches of lighter gray and some iridescent blue and rose toning. The fields on both sides are brightly reflective...  more
126 Andrew Jackson Indian Peace Medal, 1829. Silver. First Size. First Reverse. J.IP AU $26,000.00
Andrew Jackson Indian Peace Medal, 1829. Silver. First Size. First Reverse. J.IP. 14, Pr.43, B.29....
14, Pr.43, B.29. About Uncirculated. Obverse signed FURST F. 75.6mm. Rims 3.6 - 3.9mm thick. 2,329.6 gns. Another exceptional large size Jackson medal. Deep silver gray on the front, a little lighter on the back, both sides nicely toned with iridescent blue and rose over brightly reflective, semi-prooflike surfaces. Neatly holed; bent replacement loop. Some noticeable reverse rim tics...  more
127 Andrew Jackson Indian Peace Medal, 1829. Silver. First Size. First Reverse. J.IP AU $18,000.00
Andrew Jackson Indian Peace Medal, 1829. Silver. First Size. First Reverse. J.IP. 14, Pr.43, B.29....
14, Pr.43, B.29. Fine. Obverse signed FURST F. 75.5mm. Rims 3.5 - 3.6mm thick. 2,247.9 gns. Medium silver gray in color on both sides. Large hole; no loop. Clearly a presented medal with the sorts and types of handling marks expected from such a one.
128 Andrew Jackson Indian Peace Medal, 1829. Silver. Middle Size. First Reverse. J CH EF $25,000.00
Andrew Jackson Indian Peace Medal, 1829. Silver. Middle Size. First Reverse. J. IP.15, Pr.43, B.30....
IP.15, Pr.43, B.30. Choice Extremely Fine. Obverse signed FURST F. 62.3mm. Rims 3.0 - 3.2mm thick. 1,444.7 gns. Medium silver gray in color with a touch of pale iridescent blue. Both sides are brightly reflective and semi-prooflike. Neatly holed; replacement loop. Once cleaned. Some rim nicks both sides, other light handling marks. This size is known in silver originals and copper restrikes....  more
129 Andrew Jackson Indian Peace Medal, 1829. Silver. Third Size. First Reverse. J.IP PF $19,000.00
Andrew Jackson Indian Peace Medal, 1829. Silver. Third Size. First Reverse. J.IP. 16, Pr.43, B.31....
16, Pr.43, B.31. Impaired Proof. Obverse signed FURST F. 50.8mm. Rims 3.0 - 3.1mm thick. 854.6 gns. An exceptional specimen, Mr. Ford thought this might have been one of the three Proofs delivered to Jackson in late November, 1831. Fairly even medium silver gray in color in the centers, slightly darker around the rims with iridescent blue there. Both sides are brightly reflective and prooflike....  more
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