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

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

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 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
General Information: Engraved by Benjamin Duvivier, U.S. Mint.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Medal
Other Terms
Medal; Personal; Commemorative
Date made
1779
associated date
1779 07 15
issuing authority
Congress of the United States
associated person
Duvivier, Benjamin
place made
France
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
cast, electroplated (overall production method)
lead (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
metal, lead, bronze plated (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 44.6 mm; 1 3/4 in
ID Number
NU.73.30.1
accession number
304867
catalog number
73.30.1
Credit Line
Blaisdell, Earl
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Comitia Americana
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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