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Numismatics
Subject: Anthony Wayne, American, 1745–1796
Engraver: Nicolas Marie Gatteaux, French, 1751–1832

Medal of Comitia Americana electrotype of Mad Anthony Wayne, the Battle of Stony Point

1842

Electrotype

52.97 g, 12:00, 52.5 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Bequest of the Charles Wyllys Betts, B.A. 1867, M.A. 1871, Collection
2001.87.409
Geography: 
Made in United States
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Charles Wyllys Betts, to about 1887; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1887 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Charles Wyllys Betts, American Colonial History Illustrated by Contemporary Medals, 1964 reprint (New York: Scott Stamp and Coin Company, 1964), 265, no. 575.

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