• Culture/People:

    Non-Indian; probably used by Chippewa/Ojibwa

  • Object name:

    Franklin Pierce peace medal (dated 1853) and pouch

  • Date created:

    1853

  • Place:

    Crivitz; Marinette County; Wisconsin; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Silver medal, deerhide/deerskin

  • Techniques:

    Struck/minted, sewn

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Said to have been owned by "Chief Kinquish"; formerly owned by Harry W. Conant (Marinette County, Wisconsin); purchased by MAI at an auction held by Hans Schulman (1913-1990, Schulman Coin & Mint, New York) in 1968.

  • Dimensions:

    6.00 x 0.20 cm

  • Catalog number:

    24/1212

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the "Peace medals and tomahawks" component of the "Window on Collections" exhibit on the 4th floor

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