Captain John Paul Jones Naval Medal

Title:
Captain John Paul Jones Naval Medal
Date: 
1790-1863
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 3/16 in. ( 5.6 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of John Paul Jones facing right with legend "JOANNI PAVLO JONES CLASSIS PRAEFECTO/COMITIA AMERICANA." Reverse with naval battle scene and legend "HOSTIVM NAVIBVS CAPTIS AVT FVGATIS"; inscription below exergual line: "AD ORAM SCOTIAE XXIII. SEPT. M.DCCLXXVIII."
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
1935.124
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, on the slope of bust, at left: "DUPRE. F." inscription: reverse, below exergual inscription: "DUPRE. F."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group