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John Eager Howard at the Cowpens obverse trial strike, France, 1781 (Paris Mint)

John Eager Howard at the Cowpens obverse trial strike, France, 1781 (Paris Mint)

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One (1) John Eager Howard at the Cowpens medal obverse trial strike, (Comitia Americana)
United States (France), 1781
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
General Information: Engraved by Benjamin Duvivier, trial strike on a square blank of obverse.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Medal
Date made
1781
maker
Paris Mint
place made
France
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
struck (overall production method)
white metal (overall metal)
square (overall shape)
Measurements
overall: 49 mm; 1 15/16 in
ID Number
1986.0833.0001
catalog number
1986.0833.0001
accession number
1986.0833
Credit Line
Howard, Mrs Benjamin
Battle of Cowpens, 1781
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Comitia Americana
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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