Diplomatic Medal, France,1790-1791 (Paris Mint)

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Description (Brief)
One (1) Lead die trial - Obverse of Diplomatic medal (Comitia Americana)
United States (France), 1790 - 1791
Obverse Image: The Great Seal of the United States: Eagle with wings spread holding escutcheon with vertical and horizontal stripes, holding a banner in its beak; above are thirteen six-pointed stars centered in a radiant glory; the eagle holds a palm branch in its right talon and a thirteen arrow bundle in the left.
Obverse Text: THE / UNITED / STATES / OF / AMERICA / E / PLURIBUS / UNUM
General Information: Trial strike in lead (or perhaps a cliché) of the second obverse.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1790-1791
reverse 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
1987.0682.0002
catalog number
1987.0682.0002
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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