diameter: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm )
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing John Paul Jones's uniformed bust facing right with legend: "JOANNI PAVLO JONES CLASSIS PRAEFECTO./COMITIA AMERICANA." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend: "HOSTIVM NAVIBVS CAPTIS AVT FVGATIS" and inscription below exergual line: "AD ORAM SCOTIAE XXIII SEPT./MDCCLXXVIIII."
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