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Andrew Jackson

Obv.: Portrait bust of Jackson, inscribed "Presdident of the United States, ad 1829" Rev.: Traditional reverse depicting the two clasped hands of an Indian and soldier beneath a tomahawk and pipe crossed, inscribed: "peace and friendship"

Credit Line

Gift of Henry Fay

dated 1829, struck 1831–32

  • Designed and engraved by Moritz Fürst, Hungarian, born in 1782, active in the U.S. 1807–1841
  • and John Reich, American (born in Bavaria), 1768–1833
Object Place

United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Loubat 54; Julian IP-14

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Numismatics, Medals