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John Paul Jones

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Obv: (ornament) JOANNI PAVLO JONES CLASSIS PRAEFECTO. (ornament) / in exergue: COMITIA AMERICANA. Rev: HOSTIVM NAVIBVS CAPTIS AVT FVGATIS. / in exergue: AD ORAM SCOTIAE XXIII. SEPT. / M . DCCLXXVIIII. / signed: DUPRÉ. F. Edge: (pointing hand) CUIVRE [extremely small mark] Restruck with the...

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Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green

dated 1779; struck between 1845–60

Mint

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Loubat 17; Betts 568; Julian NA-1

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 57 mm, 89.5 gm (2 1/4 in., 3.16 oz.)

Accession Number

17.240

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals