Francois Louis Teissedre de Fleury at Stony Point, United States, 1779 (U.S. Mint )

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Description (Brief)
One (1) Francois Louis Teissedre de Fleury at Stony Point medal, (Comitia Americana)
United States (France), 1779
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1779
obverse engraver
DuVivier, Pierre Simon
reverse engraver
DuVivier, Pierre Simon
place made
France
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
cast, electroplated (overall production method)
lead (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements
overall: 44.6 mm; 1 3/4 in
ID Number
NU.304867.0001
accession number
304867
catalog number
73.30.1
Credit Line
Blaisdell, Earl
related event
Unlinked Event
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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