Replica Francois Louis Teissedre de Fleury at Stony Point Medal, United States,1976

Description (Brief)
One (1) Replica 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
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1976
obverse engraver
DuVivier, Pierre Simon
reverse engraver
DuVivier, Pierre Simon
manufacturer
United States Mint
place made
United States
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
struck (overall production method)
pewter (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements
overall: 38 mm; 1 1/2 in
ID Number
1984.0649.0029
catalog number
1984.0649.0029
accession number
1984.0649
catalog number
84.26.029
Credit Line
Govt Transfer: US DOTT USM
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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