Replica John Eager Howard at the Cowpens Medal, United States, 1976

Description (Brief)
One (1) Replica John Eager Howard at the Cowpens Medal (Comitia Americana)
United States (France), 1976
Obverse Image: Howard rides on horseback with sword raised as he chases an enemy soldier while winged Victory flies above him, with a palm raised in her left hand and laurel wreath in her right hand above Howard's head.
Obverse Text: JOH / EGAR / HOWARD / LEGIONIS / PEDITUM / PRAEFECTO / COMITIA / AMERICANA / DUVIV
Reverse Image: An inscription in seven lines in surrounded by a laurel wreath.
Reverse Text: QUOD / IN / NUTANTEM / HOSTIUM / ACIEM / SUBITO / IRRUENS / PRAECLARUM / BELLICAE / VIRTUTIS / SPECIMEN / DEDIT / IN / PUGNA / AD / CWPENS / XVII. / JAN. / MDCCLXXXI
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1976
original issue
1789
obverse designer
DuVivier, Pierre Simon
reverse designer
DuVivier, Pierre Simon
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
1984.0649.0025
catalog number
1984.0649.0025
accession number
1984.0649
catalog number
84.26.025
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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