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Numismatics
Mint: Paris
Engraver: Augustin Dupré, French, 1748–1833
Artist, copy after: Jean-Antoine Houdon, French, 1741–1828
Subject: John Paul Jones, Scottish, 1747–1792

Coin from Pariswith John Paul Jones

1845–60

Bronze

96.12 g, 12:00, 57 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.430
Geography: 
Made in Paris, France
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 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), 259, no. 568.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.