Daniel Morgan at the Cowpens, United States, 1781 (Struck from 1839 Barré dies)

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One (1) Daniel Morgan at the Cowpens medal, (Comitia Americana)

Description (Brief)

United States (France), 1781

Description (Brief)

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.

Description (Brief)

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.

Description (Brief)


Description (Brief)

General Information: Struck from 1839 Barré dies.

Date Made: 1789Associated Date: 1781 01 17

Associated Person: Dupre, AugustinIssuing Authority: Congress of the United StatesObverse Engraver: Dupre, AugustinReverse Engraver: Dupre, AugustinManufacturer: United States Mint

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesPlace Of Issue: United StatesAssociated Place: United States

Related Event: Battle of Cowpens, 1781


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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Library of Congress

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.67.98182Accession Number: 275799Catalog Number: 67.98182

Object Name: MedalOther Terms: Medal; Commemorative; Personal

Physical Description: cast, electroplated (overall production method)lead, bronzed (overall metal)circular (overall shape)Measurements: overall: 55.3 mm; 2 3/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9862-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1097209

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