Ex Eric P. Newman. Zum Hauptinhalt wechseln. Following the American triumph over the British at Yorktown and Saratoga, Benjamin Franklin commissioned the Libertas Americana (Freedom for America). Betts-615. Bronze. This is the final preparatory drawing, with all the elements of the finished medal in place and the inverted image for the production of the medal dies. Benjamin Franklin commissioned the Libertas Americana (Freedom for America) following colonial victories in Yorktown and Saratoga. 4 . 2014 Libertas Americana Monnaie De Paris PF 70 UltraCam High Relief 5 Oz Silver. C $1,598.39. 4 JUIL. Buy It Now +C $51.16 shipping estimate. AMERICANA. It was struck at Benjamin Franklin’s request to commemorate the 3 most important dates of the american War of Independence. One Libertas Americana was showcased on season 15 of the American reality television series Pawn Stars. AMERICANA. The collectible coin market is unregulated, highly speculative and involves risk. The original terracotta of the medal is kept at the Museum of Franco-American Cooperation in Blérancourt. On  April 6th 1783, he sent a copy of the silver to the Grand Master of Malta, Emmanuel de Rohan-Polduc, accompanied by a request for protection for his fellow citizens releasing into the ports of the island of Malta. 1782) Libertas Americana medal. 1oz. Liberty is represented in a bust profile on the left, hair in the wind, pique and phrygian cap in the background, in the exergue 4 July 1776. 2014 5 Oz Silver Libertas Americana Monnaie De Paris Pf70 Ultra Cam-high Relief. Founding Father Benjamin Franklin commissioned the Libertas Americana (or “Freedom for America”) Medal to mark the new nation’s victories against the British in the battles of at Saratoga and Yorktown. The Libertas Americana was a medal made to commemorate the American Revolution. Medal of friendship birth between France and United States engraved by Augustin Dupré, “Americana Libertas” is one of the most famous medals linked to american independence. Exceptional gold medal designed by Pierre TURIN at Auction. 43 grams. The 1 oz. The photos are meant to be an indication of the product you will receive. Therefore, he bore the costs alone. Faithful to his altruistic ideals, he offers this magnificent diplomatic tool to his country. You May Also Be Interested … C $1,991.41. This first-ever palladium medal issued by the Monnaie de Paris (Paris Mint) is a replica of the "Libertas Americana" (Freedom for America) medals commissioned by Benjamin Franklin in 1792 to commemorate the American victories against the British in Yorktown and Saratoga. Obverse Text: LIBERTAS / AMERICANA / JUIL. Skip to the end of the images gallery. It was designed in part by Benjamin Franklin. They were bought by an american numismatic dealer, usually specialized in colonial coin issues. $999.00 . Betts-615. 1 1 1 1. The Date 4 JUIL. Liberty’s drawing, wearing her emblematic hat, will have a universal posterity. All rights reserved. In the United States, it was included in copper coins from 1793, then resumed throughout the 19th century. One (1) Libertas Americana medal, original strike (Comitia Americana) United States (France), 1782 Obverse Image: Bust of Liberty with flowing hair, facing left; over her shoulder she holds a pole with a Phrygian cap at the end to symbolize freedom. In a letter dated 21 June, the Grand Master of Malta will accept his proposal after thanking him for his gesture and the quality of this medal in the following terms: “This monument of American liberty has a distinguished place in my cabinet”. The Libertas American Medal is composed of 64 grams of.920 ounces of fine gold. Buy It Now . No drawings of the genesis of the medal face are known and the Dupré archives have been scattered. ModernCoinMart® / MCM® is a retail distributor of coin and currency issues and is not affiliated with the U.S. government. "1781" (2004) Libertas Americana Medal. Four silver medals were awarded to subordinate officers. 1776 (i.e. 1776. around. Libertas Americana . 1776 France Proof Gold Tribute Libertas Americana Medal Designed by Benjamin Franklin in 1783, the Libertad Americana was sculpted by expert craftsmen Augutin Dupre, France’s fourteenth Engraver General of Currency. Seven medals, struck in gold, were awarded to the senior officers. Value of 1782 Libertas Americana Medal. The manifestation of Benjamin Franklin’s vision of Liberty — the beautiful Libertas Americana Medal made in 1783 – struck a chord with the people and nations of the world, and ultimately became the inspiration for the Flowing Hair Liberty coinage of the First United States Mint. Protect and display your Proof Gold Libertas Americana High relief Gem Proof coin in style by adding an attractive display or gift box to your order. From United States +C $19.72 shipping. LIBERTAS . Augustin Dupre’s sketch, Musée des arts décoratifs de Paris. Silver, 47.5mm, 45.7 gm (1.612 oz) Obverse: LIBERTAS AMERICANA (American Liberty) across the top over a bust of Liberty with flowing hair and Phrygian cap on a pole behind her. He hoped that his initiative would be approved and even offered the possibility to modify the die, if necessary. Skip to the beginning of the images gallery. The 1791/97 “restrike” presented above was sold for €4 000 during an auction  in France in September 2018. Franklin saw in these victories a happy omen for his young country (“The extinguishing of two entire armies in one war is what has rarely happened, and it gives a presage of the future force of our growing empire” – letter of 4 March 1782 to the Secretary of Foreign Affairs concerning his medal project). The preparatory sketches of Esprit-Antoine Gibelin. 1776-1976 Libertas Americana Medal - Monnaie De Paris Restrike - W/ Box. Scrap Gold Lot---10k==14k==18k And Nugget Pendant Over 40 Grams--1 Day O. Commemorating the 230th anniversary of the ratification of the Peace Treaty between the United States and Great Britain, the Paris Mint once again created a new issue of the infamous Libertas Americana medal. – October 19th 1781 – The Battle of Yorktown, which marked the defeat of England and the 1783 Treaty of Paris signing, by which Britain recognized the independence of the United States. 8 . Details . SPIEL … (1781) Medal Libertas Americana Bronze RB + 25,000 Sponsored Ads × Shop. This print also has the same corner defect in the crown on July 4 as on the original strike. From 1776 until 1781 and in 1787, the American Continental Congress voted to award 11 medals to military figures who had contributed in significant ways toward the cause of American independence. – July 4th 1776 – Independence Day declared by the Continental Congress. It was sold for 150 000 dollars. 12 606467 : Shop (1776) Medal Libertas Americana Ag 2015 Restrike - 1 oz., DCAM PRDCAM + 1 . No 0235/1776. 1783-dated Betts-608 Ngc Vf Details France Libertas Americana Medal. Libertas Americana Medal, 1781 (2014)..999 Gold, 34mm, 31.104 grams. 0257. Inscriptions include "LIBERTAS AMERICANA" and the date of American independence. (1776) Medal Libertas Americana Gold 2004 Restrike 43g., DCAM PRDCAM + 2 . answer any questions you may have about this unique coin. MCM offers Fast, Free Domestic Shipping with no … >Libertas Americana - The most famous of all American medals is the elegant Libertas Americana (''American Liberty'') medal. Your email address will not be published. Photos in this listing may or may not be stock photos. Bronze. This Libertas Americana proof medal is struck from 1 Troy oz. of .9995 palladium, its mintage is limited to only 500. 1 oz Silver MintID with AES-128 Bit Encrypted NFC Microchip Authentication Buffalo Round GEM BU, 5 Utah Goldback - Aurum Gold Foil Note (24KT) BU, 2020 1 oz American Silver Eagle $1 Coin NGC MS70 FDI Black Core Holder Exclusive Eagle Label, 2020 Canada The Kraken - Creatures of the North 2 oz Silver $10 Coin GEM BU, 2019 Smithsonian Russian Beard Token Copper Antiqued Medal GEM BU OGP, The 2021 United States Mint Product Schedule. Engraver: Augustin Dupré 1776 - 1976 Libertas Americana Medal 76mm Paris Mint Restrike Silver 77mm. “1776” (1781) Libertas Americana Medal. Silver High Relief Ngc Pf70 … Gold $1,937.71 (+38.97) 01-04 12:33 PM EST. 2 . This replica 1776 France Libertas Americana Medal Proof Medal was submitted to Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for review within twenty-four hours of release and awarded the perfect grade of Proof 70 Ultra Cameo (UC). Bell Metal. As stated by C. Wyllys Betts in American Colonial History Illustrated by Contemporary Medals, published in 1894, "The Libertas Americana, the dies of which were cut by Dupré, is universally considered by far the most beautiful of all medals. SKU. Dealer Listings: Right Now on eBay: Sponsored Ads. C $1,582.67. $1199.95. LIBERTAS AMERICANA terracotta (1782-1783) – BLERANCOURT MUSEUM. This first-ever palladium medal issued by the Monnaie de Paris (Paris Mint) is a replica of the "Libertas Americana" (Freedom for America) medals commissioned by Benjamin Franklin in 1792 to commemorate the American victories against the British in Yorktown and Saratoga. In France, as early as 1783, it was reproduced on the canvas of Mr. Oberkampf’s Jouy factory entitled “L’indépendance américaine” and, in 1792, it inspired Galle directly to engrave his “French freedom” for the monetary test in bell metal struck by the gathered artists of Lyon. A first strike bronze medal is currently on sale at  €14 000. – October 17th 1777 – The Battle of Saratoga, which gave to the revolutionary troops  a decisive victory over the british troops. Initial drawing by Esprit Antoine GIBELIN, Second drawing of Esprit Antoine GIBELIN, made for medal and dies angravers – Blérancourt Museum. C $593.53. 2014 Monnaie . This 1776 France Libertas Americana 1 oz Silver Proof Medal NGC PF70 UC FR Black Core Holder is proudly minted by the Monnaie de Paris. One (1) Libertas Americana medal, (Comitia Americana) Paris, 1782 Obverse Image: Bust of Liberty with flowing hair, facing left; over her shoulder she holds a pole with a Phrygian cap at the end to symbolize freedom. MS-62 BN PCGS. He attached to his letter a silver copy for the Congress President and a bronze copy for his correspondent and informed him of the forthcoming dispatch of a bronze medal for each of the Congress members. Musée de la coopération franco-américaine de Blérancourt – Philocale – Musée des arts décoratif – American Philisophical Society de Philadelphie –  Rouillac Enchères – Les arts 1918 – L’INDEPENDANCE AMERICAINE – ESPRIT-ANTOINE GIBELIN This 1776 France Libertas Americana 1 oz Palladium Proof Medal Scarce and Unique Coin Division NGC PF70 UC FDI is proudly minted by the Monnaie de Paris. From United States +C $25.73 shipping. Type Betts 615. Additional Product Data. 40 mm. The obverse displays Liberty’s head, facing to the left with her hair flowing behind her and a liberty cap on a pole behind her head. $5,839.00. Any Quantity. 17 . 3 . 1776 (i.e. This is one of the most famous medals issued. It was struck at Benjamin Franklin’s request to commemorate the 3 most important dates of the american War of Independence. 1783 Libertas Americana Dated France WM Betts-608 Medal. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. ©2021 ModernCoinMart.com (MCM), a brand of Asset Marketing Services, LLC. ** Enter your contact information below to have a representative call you within The reverse depicts an infant (Hercules) crushing two serpents, symbolizing the British military defeat at the battles of Yorktown and Saratoga. Bronze. Ex; Eric P. Newman. The following dates are indicated “17 / 19 OCT. 1777. 1776 - 1776 - 1976 Libertas Americana Medal 76mm Paris Mint Restrike Silver 77mm. Dupre was a French medallist whose sterling reputation was known all across Parisian society, and Franklin, then serving as Ambassador to France, commissioned the gifted artist. Our Scarce & Unique professional staff members Description: 1776-Dated Betts-615 AE Libertas Americana NGC AU55 . The French Allies are represented by the goddess Minerva, illustrated above holding back the Lion of Britain with a shield. AU-55 (NGC) Add to Wish List Add to Compare. 10 watchers. Medal of friendship birth between France and United States engraved by Augustin Dupré, “Americana Libertas” is one of the most famous medals linked to american independence. Proof-68 DCAM (PCGS). The quality of this sketch indicates that it was a working drawing. It is the work of the famous sculptor Lorrain Clodion (1738-1814). “Libertas Americana” was a personnal initiative of Benjamin Franklin. Add this stunning Gold Libertas Americana graded PR-68 DCAM by PCGS your cart today! More Items From eBay. In the spring of 1783, the dies were ready and the first medals were struck. From United States . 2004 (1776) France Gold Libertas Americana Medal PR-68 DCAM PCGS Rollover to zoom. Regarding the value of this medal, the original minting is worth around $15,000 and there are only 100 to 125 medals in bronze version. palladium proof medal is encapsulated in a NGC holder with a First Day of Issue certification label and housed in a Libertas themed display case accompanied by a Mint issued Certificate of Authenticity and a booklet detailing the significance of the Libertas Americana. /1781”. The Libertas Americana medal needs no introduction or elaboration here to medal collectors, enthusiasts, and aficionados, as it was recently voted the Number One American medal, by a considerable margin, in the polling for the 100 Greatest American Medals and Tokens new reference work (2007). 2014 5 . Obverse Text: LIBERTAS / AMERICANA / JUIL. . While the medal celebrates American liberty, it also compliments the French and their invaluable aid to the new nation. The original silver LIBERTAS AMERICANA (1783). Monnaie de Paris is the oldest, perpetually running mint in the world. Lady Liberty with flowing hair is featured on the obverse, beside a Phrygian cap on a pole. Why buy this 1776 France 1 oz Silver Libertas Americana Proof Medal? 1976 Libertas Americana Medal - 7.54oz Silver 78mm w/Box & COA #470Weight: 234.8 grams or 7.54ozMetal Content: .925 SilverDiameter: 78mm**Per PCGS one sold at auction for $900.00 firm Stacks Bowers. In this project, Hercules is now depicted on a shield that represents the military origin of the new nation. Lettering: LIBERTAS . Betts-615, Loubat-14. 1776 - 1976 Libertas Americana Medal - 8.3 Oz Silver 3" W/ Box No. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Buy It Now. The edge is regular smooth. Augustin Dupré was an engraver of French currency and medals, the 14th Graveur général des monnaies. Benjamin Franklin was the mastermind behind the conception and execution of this unique medal. Email. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. On the reverse is represented a rich composition in which France, symbolized by a helmeted Minerva  armed with a spear, protects the British leopard, choking two snakes representing the English army in Saratoga and Yorktown. The silver medals were distributed to American military officials and European heads of state. Plain Edge. 1776 - 1976 Libertas Americana Medal 76mm Paris Mint Restrike Silver 77mm. Betts-615. Call Now to purchase or for more information. As struck with gorgeous golden-orange surfaces that are boldly contrasted in finish between mirrored fields and frosty design elements. The medals were struck at the Paris Mint in both bronze and silver. This a LIBERTAS AMERICANA historic 1776 medal - coin to complete any serious collection!It looks very old but i do not know anything more about it so i list it as an old reproduction!The medal is appr The signature “DUPRÉ F.” is engraved under the tail of the leopard, which is placed between its legs as a sign of cowardice. 1976 paris mint, ar libertas americana 1976 paris mint, ar 77mm libertas americana ms 1976 paris mint, ar libertas americana 1976 paris mint, ar 77mm libertas americana ms shop! The gold pieces were struck for Queen Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI, while the silver medals … LES MEDAILLES FRANCAISES DE L’INDEPENDANCE AMERICAINE – AUGUSTIN DUPRE- NUMISMAG©. (1781) MEDAL Libertas Americana Silver AU50 PCGS. 1776 - 1976 Libertas Americana Medal 76mm Paris Mint Restrike Silver 77mm. They included many drawings of famous coins and medals, drawings of unfinished projects, letters from Benjamins Franklin and the 1st President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. specialize in limited and exclusive editions and can 1776. Prices, facts, figures and populations deemed accurate as of the date of publication but may change significantly over time. Original die created by Augustin Dupré. Libertas Americana - 1792 French National Convention Medal. The project will be finalised by the engraver Augustin Dupré and minted at the french mint (Monnaie de Paris) in silver and bronze. “Medal to Commemorate the Triumph of American Independence: Device. 46 mm. At the beginning of 1782, Benjamin Franklin entrusted his project to Esprit-Antoine Gibelin (1739-1813), a French painter and archaeologist specialising in monochrome fresco and painting mythological scenes. $1000.00. We respect your privacy and promise never to share or sell your email address. .999 Fine Silver Bar Its A Boy. 1783 Libertas Americana Dated France Wm Betts-608 Medal. Flowing hair Liberty left cap on pole right date in ex. Gold. Struck at the "Mint for Medals at the Louvre", Paris, France. Two of Dupré’s sketches are known, one at the Musée des Arts décoratifs de Paris and the other at the American Philisophical Society in Philadelphia. Two drawings are by Gibelin, of which one entered the Washington Congress Library in 2010. 1 business day. shop! Prime entdecken DE Hallo! Buy It Now. This drawing incorporates some artistic changes and some will be retained for the final design. Augustin DUPRE’s sketch – Philadelphia American Philisophical Society. 1993 THOMAS JEFFERSON COINAGE & CURRENCY SET Plus Peace Medal & 2 UNC $2. The design of the Libertas Americana underwent a number of minor changes between Franklin's early description and the medal as rendered by Augustin Dupre. France Proof Gold Tribute Libertas Americana Medal: Other Similar Coins. 1776. Required fields are marked *, A coinset for Queen’s 95th birthday and 50th anniversary of Decimalisation, 2021 €2 Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, 2020 €5 Latvia dedicated to personnal freedom, 2020 €2 from Cyprus – Cyprus institute of Neurology and Genetics, Benjamin FRANKLIN 's AMERICANA MEDAL by A. DUPRE, French American Frienship Medal engraved by DUPRE, REBECCA MORGAN, Royal Mint’s spearhead of B to C numismatic services, 2020 National Treasures silver and gold medals from JAPAN – “Ginkaku-ji” temple. Inscribed above "NON SINE DIIS ANIMOSUS INFANS" (The infant is not bold without divine aid), with the victory dates of Yorktown and Saratoga below. Reverse. 3523909001 . Why add this 1776 France 1 oz Silver Proof Libertas Americana Medal to your collection? Silver, 78 mm, 235.9 gm. Engraver: Augustin Dupré. From United States +C $19.91 shipping. An estimated 200 bronze, 50 silver, and exactly two gold pieces were struck. 77mm: ms: 7 AU-55 (NGC) More Information . The obverse features the flowing-hair head of Liberty with Pileus on pole, with the Latin LIBERTAS AMERICANA, 4 JUIL. Coin Highlights: Contains 1.88 oz of .999 fine Gold. This fund was not pre-empted by the French State. It celebrates America's Revolutionary War military victories, specifically the British surrenders at Saratoga (1777) and Yorktown (1781). ModernCoinMart reserves the right to decline to consummate any sale, within its discretion, including due to pricing errors. In a letter dated of April 13th 1783 and sent to Robert R. Livingston, Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Franklin announced that he had offered the French Nation a gold copy to King Louis XVI and another to Queen Marie-Antoinette, as well as a silver copy to each of the ministers to thank french political authorities for their support. 4 JUIL. America is depicted as an infant Hercules, strangling two serpents representing the armies of Burgoyne and Cornwallis. Engraver at the Royal Mint of Paris, Augustin Dupré joined the project at the mid-point of the design process. Monnaie de Paris is the oldest, perpetually running mint in the world. No results found. Paris Mint Restrike. 2014 Monnaie De Paris Libertas Americana 5 Oz. From the medal reverse composition four drawings and one terracotta are known. May or may not include the COA and/or box. The legend, taken from Book III of the Odes of Horace, means “the brave child was helped by the gods”, both dates refer to the victories over the armies of General Burgoyne in Saratoga and Cornwallis in Yorktown. Dekor Einzigartige 1776 LIBERTAS AMERICANA Medaille COIN COPY: Amazon.de: Küche & Haushalt. 1783-dated Betts-608 Ngc Vf Details France Libertas Americana Medal . Augustin Dupré’s archives were sold by his descendants 4 years ago. 1922-S $1 Peace Dollar. 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