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George Washington Indian Peace Medal, 1789

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 Medals Privately Issued for Presentation to First Peoples Other Privately Issued Medals
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George Washington Indian Peace Medal, 1789. White metal. Obverse signed H.K.M. Pr.64, B. plate 22,...George Washington Indian Peace Medal, 1789. White metal. Obverse signed H.K.M. Pr.64, B. plate 22, III. Fine. 62.7mm. Rims 5.0 - 5.3mm. thick. 1,498.6 gns. Plain edge. Holed, wire loop. Quite rough in appearance, some rim damage on both sides. From the same obverse as the next two but a different reverse. These are said to have been made sometime shortly after the end of the third quarter of the 19th c. This example has a paper or parchment tag through the loop identifying it as ''From PEATWYTUK Sac and Fox'' on one side and ''Omaha Exposition 1898'' on the other. The Trans-Mississippi & International Exposition was held in Omaha that year. The Indian Congress opened there in August, sponsored by the Smithsonian.

Ex F.C.C. Boyd Estate.

Lot # 185 Session 1
Hammer Price: $950.00

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