Captain John Paul Jones Naval Medal
diameter: 2 3/16 in. ( 5.6 cm )
Silver strike of medal awarded by Congress to John Paul Jones; obverse with legend "JOANNI PAVLO JONES CLASSIS PRAEFECTO" and "COMITIA AMERICANA" with bust of Jones facing right; reverse with legend "HOSTIVM NAVIBVS CAPTIS AVT FVGATIS" and "AD ORAM SCOTIAE XXIII. SEPT. M.DCCLXXVIII" with image of naval combat.
marked: on obverse in truncation of bust: "DUPRE"
marked: on rim: "ARGENT"
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