Lot #10. "1845" President James K. Polk Indian Peace Medal. Julian IP-25. Bronze Restrike. AU.
The June 2008 Baltimore Auction - 6/5/2008
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62 millimeters. Struck in the U.S. Mint after 1861, but probably before 1892, after which year only restrikes of the larger size (76 millimeters) were ordinarily available for collectors. Handsome copper-brown patina with a tinge of reddish-brown tinting discernible at direct light angles. There are no detracting blemishes, and rub is extremely minimal and confined to the highest points of Polk's bust in the center of the obverse.