Cast Medal of François Louis Tesseidre de Fleury, the Battle of Stony Point Engraver: Benjamin Duvivier (French, 1730–1819)

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

39.42 g, 12:00, 46 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001

Accession Number

2001.87.429

Culture
Period

19th century

Classification
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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: VIRTUTIS ET AUDACIAE MONUM. ET PRAEMIUM around; D. DE FLEURY EQUITI GALLO / PRIMO SUPER MUROS / RESP. AMERIC. D.D. in exergue. De Fleury, in ancient armor, standing in the ruins of a fort with a short sword in his r. hand and a flag in h

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: AGGERES PALUDES HOSTES VICTI around; STONY-Pt. EXPUGN. / XV. JUL. MDCCLXXIX in exergue. A bird's-eye view of the fort; beyond is the river with six ships.
Provenance

Provenance

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., by 2001; transferred to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2001
Bibliography
  • Charles Wyllys Betts, American Colonial History Illustrated by Contemporary Medals, 1964 reprint (New York: Scott Stamp and Coin Company, 1964), 258, no. 566
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Object/Work type

medals

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