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James Madison peace medal (dated 1809)  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "1809"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1809-1809

Materials:

Silver medal

Techniques:

Cast

Dimensions:

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, Non-Indian, North America, Plains, Prairie, Sac and Fox (Sauk & Fox)

City:

Philadelphia

County:

Philadelphia County

State:

Pennsylvania

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Formerly owned by Ulyses (or Ulysses) S. Grant, also known as Mechilega or Mesh-she-pach-quaw (Sac and Fox, ca. 1857-ca. 1915); inherited by his daughter, Bessie Grant Morris (Sac and Fox, 1899-1977, living in Stroud, Oklahoma); purchased from her by an unknown party; purchased by MAI at an auction held by Hans Schulman (1913-1990, Schulman Coin & Mint, New York) in 1968.

Source ID:

NMAI_256878

Catalog Number:

24/1209

Album Name:

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