Captain John Paul Jones Naval Medal

Captain John Paul Jones Naval Medal
Captain John Paul Jones Naval Medal
Title
Captain John Paul Jones Naval Medal
Date 
1790-1863
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 3/16 in. ( 5.6 cm )
Description 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of John Paul Jones facing left with legend: "JOANNI PAVLO JONES CLASSIS PREAFECTO./COMITIA AMERICANA." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend: "HOSTIVM NAVIBVS CAPTIS AVT FVGATIS."; inscription in exergue: "ADORAM SCOTIAE XXIII.SEPT./M.DCCLXXVIIII."
Object Number 
INV.3454
Marks 
inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at left: "DUPRE. F." inscription: reverse, below exergual inscription, at center: "DUPRE. F."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group