Captain John Paul Jones Naval Medal
diameter: 2 3/16 in. ( 5.6 cm )
inscription: obverse, on bust truncation at right: "DUPRE. F." inscription: reverse, below exergual inscription at center: "DUPRE. F."
Bronze struck medal, obverse with uniformed bust of John P. Jones facing right surrounded by legend: "JOANNI PAVLO JONES CLASSIS PRAEFECTO/COMITIA AMERICANA." Reverse shows naval battle with legend: "HOSTIVM NAVIBVS CAPTIS AVTOFVGATIS"; inscription in ex.: "AD ORAM SCOTIAE XXIII.SEPT./M.DCCLXXVIIII."
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