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Libertas Americana

dated 1781, probably made in 1783
Augustin Dupré (French, 1748–1833)


Mint: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Loubat 14; Betts 615

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 47 mm, 42.96 gm (1 7/8 in., 1.52 oz.)

Accession Number

17.243

Medium or Technique

Tin or other white metal (tarnished)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe

Classifications

Medals

This medal is in rough shape and has traces of rust and “tin pest” on the surface.
Obv: LIBERTAS * AMERICANA. / in exergue: 4 JUIL. 1776.
Rev: NON SINE DIIS ANIMOSUS INFANS. / in exergue: 17 1777. / OCT. / 19 / 1781. Signed below the lion’s foot: DUPRE. F
Edge: rough but plain

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green