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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.185
Medium: 
Stone, braid, velvet, leather
Dimensions: 
diameter: 45.7mm (1 13/16 in.)
Description: 
Cameo version of Comitia Americana John Paul Jones uniface medal showing right-facing bust-length portrait (after Houdon) of Jones in white against blue background; legend: "JOANNI PAVLO JONES CLASSIS PREAFECTO./COMITIA AMERICANA." Bordered by gold braid set into velvet-lined green leather hinged case with hook fastener.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group