Replica Daniel Morgan at the Cowpens Medal, United States, 1976

Description (Brief)
One (1) Replica Daniel Morgan at the Cowpens Medal (Comitia Americana)
United States (France), 1976
Obverse Image: Morgan leads an infantry change on horseback against a retreating British cavalry; another cavalry charge is visible in the background. Obverse Text: VICTORIA / LIBERTATIS / VINDEX / FVGATIS / CAPTIS / AVT / CAESIS / AD / COPENS / HOSTIBVS / XVII. / JAN. / MDCCLXXXI / DUPRE. / INV. / ET. / F.
Reverse Image: America, represented as a semi-nude Indian female places a crown of laurels on the head of Morgan who stands in uniform to her right; he bows slightly to receive his crown; behind them are two cannons, a shield, trumpet, fasces, and sundry standards to represent war.
Reverse Text: DANIELI / MORGAN / DUCI / EXERCITUS / COMITIA / AMERICANA / DUPRE / F.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1976
obverse designer
Dupre, Augustin
reverse designer
Dupre, Augustin
manufacturer
United States Mint
place made
United States
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
struck (overall production method)
pewter (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements
overall: 38 mm; 1 1/2 in
ID Number
1984.0649.0024
catalog number
1984.0649.0024
accession number
1984.0649
catalog number
84.26.024
Credit Line
Govt Transfer: US DOTT USM
related event
Unlinked Event
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Comitia Americana
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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