Francois Louis Teissedre de Fleury at Stony Point, United States, 1779/1880 (U.S. Mint copy dies 1880)

Description (Brief):

One (1) Francois Louis Teissedre de Fleury at Stony Point medal, (Comitia Americana)

Description (Brief)

United States (France), 1779/1880

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Mars (Ares) stands on the ruins of the fort at Stony Point trampling the British flag.

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Obverse Text: VIRTUTIS / ET / AUDACIAE / MONUM. / ET / PRAEMIUM / D. / DE / FLEURY / EQUITI / GALLO / PRIMO / SUPER / MURES / RESP. / AMERIC. / D. / D. / DU / VIVIER / S.

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Reverse Image: The fort at Stony Point is visible complete with cannons and a large standard.

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Reverse Text: AGGERES / PALUDES / HOSTES / VICTI / STONY-PT. / EXPUGN. / XV. / JUL / MDCCLXXIX

Description (Brief)

General Information: Engraved by Benjamin Duvivier, U.S. Mint copy dies 1880.

Date Made: 1880Date Made: 1779Original Issue: 1780Associated Date: 1779 07 15

Associated Person: de Fleury, Francois Louis TeissedreDuvivier, BenjaminIssuing Authority: Congress of the United StatesManufacturer: United States Mint

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: FrancePlace Of Issue: United States

Related Event: Battle of Stony Point

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See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Comitia Americana

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0062.0304Catalog Number: 1988.0062.0304Accession Number: 1988.0062Catalog Number: 88.62.304

Object Name: MedalOther Terms: Medal; Commemorative; Personal

Physical Description: struck (overall production method)bronze (overall metal)circular (overall shape)Measurements: overall: 45.9 mm; 1 13/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-5e7e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1095419

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