Market Analysis: Privately struck fur trade peace medal

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This privately struck American Fur Company silver peace medal meant to replicate the Peace medals produced by the U.S. government was produced around 1832 and sold for $144,000 on April 22.

All images courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

The medals created by the John Jacob Astor Fur Company showed Astor (the company president) on the obverse while the reverse has shaking hands with overlapping peace pipes and tomahawks.

All images courtesy of Heritage Auctions.