Battle of Groton Heights Centennial

1881 · HK-125C

Year 1881
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Diameter 40 mm
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Reference HK-125C

The obverse shows two American soldiers reloading and firing their muskets while being attacked by the British at the Fort Griswold Massacre. Their determination echoes the legend; “We will not give up the fort, let the consequence be what they may.” The outline of Fort Griswold is displayed on the reverse.

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1880