Lot 195
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United States, Abraham Lincoln, (1861-1865), Indian Peace Medal, 1862

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 USD
Sold
32,500 USD
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Description

Silver. Large size. Salthiel Ellis, obverse; Joseph Willson, reverse. ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES 1862, draped bust of Lincoln right; beneath truncation, S. ELLIS.DEL.SC., on truncation, PATENTED. rev., central vignette of Indian plowing field to left; in middle distance, children playing ball; in far distance house and church; around outer border, two Indians, one scalping the other; below, quiver, bow and peace pipe flanking head of Indian maiden, 75.9 mm (Julian IP-38; Prucha 51; Belden 53), pierced for suspension, field mark behind head, otherwise good extremely fine with reflective surfaces and grey toning
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