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Francois Louis Teissedre de Fleury at Stony Point, United States, 17791880 (U.S. Mint copy dies 1880)

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

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Description (Brief)
One (1) Francois Louis Teissedre de Fleury at Stony Point medal, (Comitia Americana)
United States (France), 1779/1880
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
General Information: Engraved by Benjamin Duvivier.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Medal
Date made
1880
date made
1779
original issue
1780
manufacturer
United States Mint
place made
France
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
struck (overall production method)
bronze (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements
overall: 46.2 mm; 1 13/16 in
ID Number
1992.0121.0004
catalog number
1992.0121.0004
accession number
1992.0121
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Comitia Americana
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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