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General Daniel Morgan Military Medal

Object Number: 
INV.10764.1
Date: 
1975
Medium: 
Pewter; plastic, paper
Dimensions: 
case: 3 x 3 1/2 x 7/16 in. ( 7.6 x 8.9 x 1.1 cm ) diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below exergual inscription, at center: "Dupre. F." Inscription: reverse, below exergual inscription, at center: "DUPRE INV. ET F."
Description: 
Pewter struck medal with obverse showing Native American princess, symbolizing America, crowning the victorious general with laurel wreath; legend: "DANIELI MORGAN DUCI EXERCITUS"; inscription in exergue: "COMITIA AMERICANA." Reverse shows battle scene with legend above: "VICTORIA LIBERTATIS VINDEX"; inscription below exergual line: "FVGATIS CAPTIS AVT CAESIS/AD COWPENS HOSTIBVS./XVII.JAN.MDCCLXXXI." Black plastic fitted case with red lining; accompanying booklet enclosed. These replicas were struck by the US Mint, Dept. of the Treasury, as the sixth in the US Mint's ten-piece series of pewter reproductions.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group