John Paul Jones Plaquette
Overall: 2 5/16 x 3 1/8 x 1/8 in. ( 5.9 x 7.9 x 0.3 cm )
Struck bronze plaquette with obverse showing uniformed bust of John Paul Jones with laurel branch and small anchor within shield; legend below exergual line reads: "JOHN.PAVL.JONES/.1747.1792." Reverse shows winged allegorical female figure holding laurel wreath and blowing a trumpet, in the background is procession of men, horses, and wagons and the cupola of French Pantheon; inscription above: "AMERICA.CLAIMS.HER.ILLVSTRIOVS.DEAD", in ex.: "PARIS.ANNAPOLIS.1905."
inscription: obverse, lower right within border: "V.D.Brenner"
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