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John Paul Jones

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Obv: (ornament) JOANNI PAVLO JONES CLASSIS PRAEFECTO. (ornament) / COMITIA AMERICANA. around a bust of John Paul Jones facing to the right, signed DUPRÉ. F. on the truncation of the shoulder. Rev: HOSTIVM NAVIBVS CAPTIS AVT FVGATIS. around a scene of the battling Bonne Homme Richard and...

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Provenance

Cornelius C. Vermeule, III, by 1971; to the MFA, 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III

dated 1779, modern restrike

Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Julian NA-1

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 56 mm, 98.3 gm (2 3/16 in., 3.47 oz.)

Accession Number

2005.1141

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals