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Issuing authority:
Congress of the United States  Search this
Associated person:
Duvivier, Benjamin  Search this
de Fleury, Francois Louis Teissedre  Search this
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
Object Name:
Medal
Place made:
France
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1779
Associated date:
1779 07 15
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, electrotype copy, two shells joined.
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Library of Congress
ID Number:
NU.67.98165
Accession number:
275799
Catalog number:
67.98165
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Comitia Americana
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-c66d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1097169