SOLD: HK-91 1876 Centennial Lovett Battle of Moore’s Creek #1 SCD

CH BU

Reference HK-91
SH 2-57 (view)
Date 1876
Grade CH BU
Price $1,800.00
Item # 2114
Metal Bronze
Engraved By George Hampden Lovett

The first in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington, engraved and issued by George Hampden Lovett to commemorate the Revolutionary Battles of 1776. At the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge on February 27, 1776, the Americans’ defeat of the British ended British authority in North Carolina and greatly boosted patriotic morale. In less than two months following the victory, North Carolina became
the first colony to vote in favor of independence from Britain.