Horatio Gates at Saratoga, United States, 1777 (Original dies at the U.S. Mint)

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One (1) Horatio Gates at Saratoga medal, (Comitia Americana)

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United States (France), 1777

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Obverse Image: Left facing portrait bust of Gates in military uniform.

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Obverse Text: HORATIO / GATES / DUCI / STRENUO / COMITIA / AMERICANA / N / GATTEAUX

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Reverse Image: Burgoyne presents his sword to Gates who stands bareheaded on the right, he holds in his left hand his tri-cornered hat; in the background the British army lays down their arms to the American army who stands at attention on the right behind Gates.

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Reverse Text: SALUS / REGIONUM / SEPTENTRIONAL / HOSTE / AD / SRATOGAM / IN / DEDITION / ACCEPTO / DIE / XVII / OCT / MDCCLXXVII

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General Information: Engraved by Nicolas-Marie Gatteaux; struck from original dies at the U.S. Mint.

Date Made: 1777

Manufacturer: United States Mint

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesPlace Of Issue: United States

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Comitia Americana

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1992.0061.0019Catalog Number: 1992.0061.0019Accession Number: 1992.0061Catalog Number: 92.61.19

Object Name: Medal

Physical Description: struck (overall production method)bronze (overall metal)circular (overall shape)Measurements: overall: 55.6 mm; 2 3/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-781a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1094986

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