Anthony Wayne at Stony Point, France, 1779 (Original die cast)

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Description (Brief)
One (1) Anthony Wayne at Stony Point medal, (Comitia Americana)
United States (France) 1779
Obverse Image: America, represented as an Indian women, offers a laurel wreath and a crown to Wayne who humbly receives the wreath while bowing, holding a tri-cornered hat; the American shield and an alligator appear by her feet.
Obverse Text: ANTONIO / WAYNE / DUCI / EXERCITUS / COMITIA / AMERICANA / GATTEAUX
Reverse Image: Depicts Stony Point with eight British ships off of the Hudson River and infantry attacking in columns as a phalanx.
Reverse Text: STONEY - POINT / EXPUGNATUM / XV / JUL. / MDCCLXXIX / GATTEAUX
General Information: Engraved by Nicolas-Marie Gatteaux, original die cast.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1779
obverse engraver
Gatteaux, Nicholas Marie
reverse engraver
Gatteaux, Nicholas Marie
manufacturer
United States Mint
place made
France
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
electrotype (overall production method)
bronze (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements
overall: 54.6 mm; 2 5/32 in
ID Number
1991.0009.0550
catalog number
1991.0009.0550
accession number
1991.0009
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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