Centennial Lovett Battle of Sullivan’s Island

1876 · SH 2-58 S · HK-93

Year 1876
Metal Silver
Weight
Diameter 34 mm
Designed By
Engraved By George Hampden Lovett
Minted By
Rarity R-9
Orientation
Reference SH 2-58 S
HK-93

The second 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. The battle of Sullivan’s Island, is also known as the Battle of Fort Sullivan near Charleston, South Carolina, which was the first British attempt to capture the city from American rebels. It was a land and sea battle.

Category

1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition