Diplomatic Medal, France, 1792 (Paris Mint)

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Description (Brief)
One (1) Lead die trial- Reverse of Diplomatic medal (Comitia Americana)
United States (France), 1792
Reverse Image: America, represented as a seated Indian queen, receives in her left hand a cornucopia from Mercury who stands to her right, representing Commerce; behind this scene are symbols of trade and the ocean where the bow of a ship is visible.
Reverse Text: TO / PEACE / AND / COMMERCE / IV / JUL. / MDCCLXXVI
General Information: Trial strike in lead  (or perhaps a cliché) of the third reverse.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1792
obverse engraver
Dupre, Augustin
place made
France
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
struck (overall production method)
lead (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements
overall: 68 mm; 2 11/16 in
ID Number
1987.0682.0001
catalog number
1987.0682.0001
accession number
1987.0682
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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