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John Paul Jones Plaquette

Object Number: 
Z.3397
Date: 
1906
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 3 1/8 x 3/16 in. ( 6 x 8 x 0.5 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, lower right within border: "V.D.Brenner"
Description: 
Struck silver plaquette with obverse showing uniformed bust of John Paul Jones with laurel branch and small anchor within shield; legend below exergual line reads: "JOHN.PAVL.JONES/.1747.1792." Reverse shows winged allegorical female figure holding laurel wreath and blowing a trumpet, in the background is procession of men, horses, and wagons and the cupola of French Pantheon; inscription above: "AMERICA.CLAIMS.HER.ILLVSTRIOVS.DEAD", in ex.: "PARIS.ANNAPOLIS.1905."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group