Libertas Americana, France, 1782 (Original dies)

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Description (Brief)
One (1) Libertas Americana medal, (Comitia Americana)
United States (France), 1782
Obverse Image: Left facing liberty with flowing hair and a pole topped with the liberty cap behind.
Obverse Text: LIBERTAS / AMERICANA / 4 JUIL. 1776.
Reverse Image: Minerva with a shield and spear protecting an infant from an attacking lion.
Reverse Text: NON SINE DIIS ANIMOSUS INFANS / 17 / 19 OCT. 1777 / 1781
General Information: Original dies.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1782
obverse engraver
Dupre, Augustin
reverse engraver
Dupre, Augustin
place made
France
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
strike (overall production method)
bronze (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements
overall: 40 mm x 47 mm; 1 9/16 in x 1 27/32 in
ID Number
1991.0357.0067
catalog number
1991.0357.0067
accession number
1991.0357
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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