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Rhode Island Ship Medal

Obv: DE ADMIRAALS FLAAG van ADMIRAAL HOWE 1779 around a ship sailing left with scrollwork below, the whole encircled by a dentilated rim Rev: D ' vlugtende AMERICANEN van ROHDE YLAND Augt 1778 around an island with three ships to left and rows of soldiers crossing to right while thirteen small...

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Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society

dated 1778, struck 1779–80

Object Place

United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Betts 563

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Numismatics, Medals