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Lot 436: Indian Peace Medals 1927 Book by Belden
29 October 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Indian Peace Medals
Indian Peace Medals 1927 Book by Belden - 350 Printed
1927, Book Entitled, "Indian Peace Medals Issued in the United States," The American Numismatic Society, New York, by Bauman L. Belden, Fine.
This is useful, original copy of the 1927 book "INDIAN PEACE MEDALS - Issued in the United States," by Bauman L. Belden as issued by The American Numismatic Society. It is 9.25" x 11.5", with soft covers as issued and approximately 80 pages of which 22 are of fine plates showing medals. It shows photos of the peace medals handed out to the Indians and describes each and what year they were handed out. It also shows Sagoyewatha or Red Jacket posing with his very large Peace Medal The inside pages are all in perfect condition although the front cover border is ragged (see photo) and the back cover has come off and is still with this book. A rarely encountered major reference work, one of only 350 printed, for the library of serious Indian Peace Medal collectors.