John Eagar Howard

dated 1781; restruck after 1880
Benjamin Duvivier (French, 1730–1819)


Catalogue Raisonné

Loubat 10; Betts 595

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 46 mm, 50.48 gm (1 13/16 in., 1.78 oz.)

Accession Number

17.251

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe

Classifications

Medals

Obv: JOH* EGAR* HOWARD LEGIONIS PEDITUM PRAEFECTO / COMITIA AMERICANA in exergue / signed DUVIV. under horse’s back left foot.
Rev: QUOD / IN NUTANTEM HOSTIUM ACIEM / SUBITO IRRUENS / PRAECLARUM BELLICAE VIRTUTIS / SPECIMEN DEDIT / IN PUGNA AD COWPENS / XVII.JAN.MDCC LXXXI encircled by a large wreath.
Edge: (pointing hand) CUIVRE

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green