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 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 
Gift of James Hazen Hyde
Object Number 
1947.324
Marks 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "DUPRE. F." inscription: reverse, below inscription in exergue: "DUPRE. F."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group