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Captain John Paul Jones Naval Medal
Date: 1790-1863
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm)
Place made: Europe, France
Description: Silver struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of John Paul Jones facing left with legend: "JOANNI PAVLO JONES CLASSIS PREAFECTO./COMITIA AMERICANA." Reverse shows naval battle scene with legend: "HOSTIVM NAVIBVS CAPTIS AVT FVGATIS."; inscription in exergue: "ADORAM SCOTIAE XXIII.SEPT./M.DCCLXXVIIII."
Object Number: INV.3454
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Marks: inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at left: "DUPRE. F." inscription: reverse, below exergual inscription, at center: "DUPRE. F."