John Stewart

dated 1779
After Nicolas-Marie Gatteaux (French, 1751–1832)


Catalogue Raisonné

Loubat 5

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 45 mm, 60.8 gm (1 3/4 in., 2.14 oz.)

Accession Number

98.1597

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals

Obv: JOANNI STEWART COHORTIS PRAEFECTO over a man approaching an Indian with an alligator between them / signed GATTEAUX below his feet / COMITIA AMERICANA in exergue
Rev: STONEY-POINT OPPUGNATUM around a battle scene / signed GATTEAUX on the exergual line/ XV JUL. MDCCCXXXIX in exergue
Edge: plain, with evidence of a blow-hole from casting
The impression on this medal is fairly dull and in rough condition. The edge thickness is uneven. A cast copy.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society