The drama of local politics centuries ago: Colonial America

Quaker medal captures one side of political struggle
By , Special to Coin World
Published : 05/09/16
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As the Quakers made a great deal of money from the Indians, it was easy to stick to pacifist principals when money was at stake. It is ironic but unsurprising that the only earlier American medal was the Kittanning Destroyed medal, coined by the same team of Duffield and Richardson, to celebrate the destruction of an Indian village in 1756. 

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