Fascimile of a gold medallion of John Paul Jones, issued by the Congress of the United States in 1784

"In commemoration of the valour and brilliant services of the Chevalier John Paul Jones"   Bust portrait of John Paul Jones on the obverse.  The reverse shows the engagement off Flamborough Head on the Yorkshire Coast in 1779, when Jones' ship the "Bonhomme Richard" captured the British frigate, "HMS Serapis".
Object no :
DMMD001a; DMMD001b
Collection :
Creator :
Augustin Duprey (original)
Place of Production :
NA
Dimensions :
diameter 55mm
Materials :
metal, red metal
Location :
NA
Related site :
Accession number :
DUMFM:0205.16
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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