Decorative Arts Auction

June 17, 2014

LOT 185
Silver Canadian Indian Peace Medal, 1873
  • Silver Canadian Indian Peace Medal, 1873
  • Silver Canadian Indian Peace Medal, 1873

185

Silver Canadian Indian Peace Medal, 1873

obverse: Victoria, bust right, with legend: ‘Victoria Regina’, signed below truncated shoulder ‘J.S. & A.B. Wyon’, reverse: full length portrait Albert Edward, H.R.H. Prince of Wales (Edward VII) shaking hands with a native Chief against tipi village with rising sun encircled by ‘Indian Treaty No. 3, 1873
diameter 3" — 7.6 cm.

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $15,990
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Treaty 3, signed October 3, 1873 by the Ojibway Nation and the Crown, ceding tracts of territory in northwestern Ontario and a part of eastern Manitoba