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

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

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One (1) John Eager Howard at the Cowpens medal reverse trial strike, (Comitia Americana)
United States (France), 1781
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
General Information: Engraved by Benjamin Duvivier.
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
1986.0833.0002
catalog number
1986.0833.0002
accession number
1986.0833
Credit Line
Howard, Mrs Benjamin
Battle of Cowpens, 1781
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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