Artist:John Matthias Reich
Dimensions: Diameter: 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, Visions and Myths of a Nation, 1800–1890
Accession Number: 49.135.4
Catalogue Description: Silver peace medal or "gorget." Circular medallion with molded outer edge, struck in low relief. Obverse: bust of Thomas Jefferson with legend "TH. JEFFERSON PRESIDENT OF THE US AD 1801". Reverse: two clasped hands, one with medal wristband and one with buttoned cuff, crossed pipe and tomahawk above, surrounding legend "PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP." Top has double loop for chain attachment. CONDITION: Good.