General Daniel Morgan Military Medal
Pewter; plastic, paper
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 )
Inscription: obverse, below inscription in exergue, at center: "Dupre. F." Inscription: reverse, below inscription in exergue, at center: "DUPRE INV. ET F."
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.
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