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Captain John Paul Jones Naval Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3454
Date: 
1790-1863
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 3/16 in. ( 5.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at left: "DUPRE. F." inscription: reverse, below exergual inscription, at center: "DUPRE. F."
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of John Paul Jones facing left with legend: "JOANNI PAVLO JONES CLASSIS PREAFECTO./COMITIA AMERICANA." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend: "HOSTIVM NAVIBVS CAPTIS AVT FVGATIS."; inscription in exergue: "ADORAM SCOTIAE XXIII.SEPT./M.DCCLXXVIIII."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group