case: 3 x 3 1/2 x 3/8 in. ( 7.6 x 8.9 x 1 cm )
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of image: "DUV."
Inscription: case lid, lower center, embossed in silver: "AMERICA'S FIRST MEDALS"
Pewter struck medal with obverse showing Washington leading his troops, with winged figure of Victory flying overhead and holding laurel wreath above his head; legend above: "GULIELMO WASHINGTON LEGIONIS EQUIT. PRAEFECTO"; inscription in exergue: "COMITIA AMERICANA." Reverse bears inscription at center surrounded by laurel wreath: "PARVA MILITUM MANU/STRENUE PROSECUTUS HOSTES/VIRTUTIS INGENITAE/PRAECLARUM SPECIMEN DEDIT/IN PUGNA AD COWPENS/XVII.JAN.MDCCLXXXI." Black rectangular plastic fitted case with red paper lining. Accompanying booklet enclosed.
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