Medal (Peace medal)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    Moritz Furst (Designer and maker)

    United States Mint (Manufacturer)

    Philadelphia Mint (Manufacturer)

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1829-1831

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Stamped

  • Museum Object Number:

    1952.0034


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1952.0034

Object Name

Medal (Peace medal)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Moritz Furst (Designer and maker)
1782-after 1841

United States Mint (Manufacturer)
1792
The Mint was established by the U.S. Congress in 1792 with The Coinage Act. David Rittenhouse was appointed the first director by President George Washington and the Mint was erected in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Mint (Manufacturer)
1792

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1829-1831

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Obverse, lower section, center; "FUR." stamped with no surround
2. Inscription; Obverse, border; "ANDREW JACKSON PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATE A.D. 1829" stamped
3. Inscription; Reverse; "PEACE / AND / FRIENDSHIP" stamped
4. Inscription; Reverse; "52.34" incised

Subjects

Andrew Jackson; President; Government

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Stamped

Dimensions (inches)

2.362 (H) , 2.008 (Diam) , 1.8695 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

6 (H) , 5.1 (Diam) , 53 (Weight)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Quimby, Ian M. G. 1995 American Silver at Winterthur.
Published: p. 362, no. 354
[Book] Prucha, Francis Paul. 1971 Indian Peace Medals in American History. 186 p.
Similar p. 42