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U.S. penny with bust of Native American on obverse / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

If this is the George ll peace medal, the image on the reverse represents the treaty between Quakers and Native Americans. They were given to Native American people during negotiations. This was associated with the Penns treaty.

People: Osage
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: political, ceremonial use

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
U.S. penny with bust of Native American on obverse
Creator(s): 
Unknown;
Dominic Daniels;
Dominic Daniels
Culture: 
American (artist), Native American; Osage (user)
Date: 
circa 1940s
Place: 
Fairfax
Materials/Techniques: 
copper alloy
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
65.1
Department: 
Not On View

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