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The medal's obverse design depicts the left-side profile of John Paul Jones, a U.S. naval commander in the American Revolutionary War. On the reverse, Jones is pictured on a ship holding a sword in his proper right hand. In the background, three seamen fight with swords.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / JOHN / PAUL / JONES / 1747 / 1792 / 1968© reverse: Michael Lantz 1968 [facsimile signature] edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y.
Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792; New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans
coins & medals
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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