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Andrew Johnson Indian Peace Medal, 1865. Silver. First Size. J.IP.40, Pr.52, B

From Stack's October 2006 New York Auction, Session 1 on Oct 17, 2006

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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 Silver Indian Peace Medals Struck by the United States Mint The Indian Peace Medals of the Andrew Johnson Presidency
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Andrew Johnson Indian Peace Medal, 1865. Silver. First Size. J.IP.40, Pr.52, B. 55. Choice Extremely...Andrew Johnson Indian Peace Medal, 1865. Silver. First Size. J.IP.40, Pr.52, B. 55. Choice Extremely Fine. Obverse and reverse signed Paquet. F. 75.8mm. Rims 6.8 - 7.0mm thick. 2,607.2 gns. An attractive specimen. Light silver in color, the fields somewhat reflective, once cleaned. Mounted at the top, the ensemble once described by Mr. Ford as ''Fitted with mounted (with pin) fixed ornamental attachment having perpendicular ring at center with a beetle-like wing extending out upon either side, laying upon and conforming to the edge. Both obv. and rev. outer borders cut, permitting attachment to be inlaid; pin extends through inner border. Lower prong of attachment, upon obverse, points to r. center of E...Originally, it was believed that this medal was composed of two shells and a band, probably because of its atypical ring.''

Ex Spink & Son, Ltd. in August, 1954; J. Douglas Ferguson at the CNA Convention in Montreal on August 12, 1965.

Lot # 169 Session 1
Hammer Price: $18,000.00

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