Anthony Wayne at Stony Point, United States, 1880 (U.S. Mint copy dies)

Anthony Wayne at Stony Point, United States, 1880 (U.S. Mint copy dies)

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One (1) Anthony Wayne at Stony Point medal, (Comitia Americana)
United States (France) 1880
Obverse Image: America, represented as an Indian women, offers a laurel wreath and a crown to Wayne who humbly receives the wreath while bowing, holding a tri-cornered hat; the American shield and an alligator appear by her feet.
Obverse Text: ANTONIO / WAYNE / DUCI / EXERCITUS / COMITIA / AMERICANA / GATTEAUX
Reverse Image: Depicts Stony Point with eight British ships off of the Hudson River and infantry attacking in columns as a phalanx.
Reverse Text: STONEY - POINT / EXPUGNATUM / XV / JUL. / MDCCLXXIX / GATTEAUX
General Information: Engraved by Nicolas-Marie Gatteaux.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Medal
Date made
1880
date made
1779
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: 53.2 mm; 2 3/32 in
ID Number
1988.0063.0077
catalog number
1988.0063.0077
accession number
1988.0063
Credit Line
Govt Transfer: US DOTT USM
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Comitia Americana
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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