Francois Louis Teissedre de Fleury at Stony Point, United States, 17791880 (U.S. Mint copy dies 1880)

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Description (Brief)
One (1) Francois Louis Teissedre de Fleury at Stony Point medal, (Comitia Americana)
United States (France), 1779/1880
Obverse Image: Mars (Ares) stands on the ruins of the fort at Stony Point trampling the British flag.
Obverse Text: VIRTUTIS / ET / AUDACIAE / MONUM. / ET / PRAEMIUM / D. / DE / FLEURY / EQUITI / GALLO / PRIMO / SUPER / MURES / RESP. / AMERIC. / D. / D. / DU / VIVIER / S.
Reverse Image: The fort at Stony Point is visible complete with cannons and a large standard.
Reverse Text: AGGERES / PALUDES / HOSTES / VICTI / STONY-PT. / EXPUGN. / XV. / JUL / MDCCLXXIX
General Information: Engraved by Benjamin Duvivier, U.S. Mint copy dies 1880.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1880
date made
1779
original issue
1780
associated date
1779 07 15
associated person
de Fleury, Francois Louis Teissedre
Duvivier, Benjamin
issuing authority
Congress of the United States
obverse engraver
DuVivier, Pierre Simon
reverse engraver
DuVivier, Pierre Simon
manufacturer
United States Mint
place made
France
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
struck (overall production method)
bronze (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements
overall: 45.9 mm; 1 13/16 in
ID Number
1988.0062.0304
catalog number
1988.0062.0304
accession number
1988.0062
catalog number
88.62.304
related event
Battle of Stony Point
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Comitia Americana
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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