Replica William Washington at the Cowpens Meda, United States, 1976

Description (Brief)
One (1) Replica William Washington at the Cowpens Medal (Comitia Americana)
United States (France), 1976
Obverse Image: Washington sits on a horse with sword drawn, leading the 3rd Continental Light Dragoons who charge in the background against the British cavalry. Winged Victory flies with Washington with a palm branch in left hand and a laurel crown in right.
Obverse Text: GULIELMO / WASHINGTON / LEGIONIS / EQUIT / PRAEFECTO / COMITIA / AMERICAN
Reverse Image: Seven lines of text surrounded by a wreath.
Reverse Text: QUOD / PARVA / MILITUM / MANU / STRENUE / PROSECUTUS / HOSTES / VIRTUTIS / INGENITAE / PRAECLARUM / SPECIMEN / DEDIT / IN / PUGNA / AD / COWPENS / XVII. / JAN. / MDCCLXXXI
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1976
original issue
1789
reverse engraver
DuVivier, Pierre Simon
manufacturer
United States Mint
obverse engraver
DuVivier, Pierre Simon
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
1984.0649.0026
catalog number
1984.0649.0026
accession number
1984.0649
catalog number
84.26.026
Credit Line
Govt Transfer: US DOTT USM
related event
Unlinked Event
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Comitia Americana
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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