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Medal:...Anniversary battle of Stoney Point July 16, 1879

Object Number: 
INV.4608
Date: 
1879
Medium: 
Aluminum
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 5/16 in. ( 3.4 cm )
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of General Anthony Wayne facing left with legend: "CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF STONY POINT/1879/GENERAL ANTHONY WAYNE/JULY 16th.". Reverse depicts scene of besieged Stoney Point with legend: "STONY POINT EXPUGNATUM"; inscription below exergual line: "V JULY MDCCLXXIX."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group