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James K. Polk: Rare 51 mm. Bronze Indian Peace Medal....

2012 December 11-12 Political, Western Legends & Americana Signature Auction - Dallas #6092

 
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Auction Ended On: Dec 11, 2012
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James K. Polk: Rare 51 mm. Bronze Indian Peace Medal. 51 mm. The obverse features a bust of James K. Polk facing to the viewer's left with the caption "JAMES K. POLK PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. 1845." The reverse features clasped hands surmounted by a crossed peace pipe and tomahawk with the caption "PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP". The medal displays a lovely, deep mahogany patina and is in choice virtually uncirculated condition. Extremely rare in this small size. Julian IP-26.

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