SOLD: HK-110 1876 Centennial Exposition Lovett Battle #7 of Fort Washington SCD

NGC MS 63 DPL Jeff Shevlin Collection

Reference HK-110
SH 2-63 (view)
Date 1876
Grade MS 63 DPL
Price $495.00
Item # 3057
Metal White Metal
Engraved By George Hampden Lovett

Only four graded DPL, this one has nearly make free fields with Deep Proof Like reflective surfaces all the way to the ceiling. This will fit in nicely with a high grade collection. The seventh in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington engraved and issued by George Hampden Lovett to commemorate George Washington’s Revolutionary Battles of 1776. After defeating the Continental Army under the command of their Commander-in-Chief, George Washington, at the battle of Whit Plains, British General William Howe looked to capture the last American stronghold, Fort Washington, on Manhattan. The Battle of Fort Washington was a decisive British victory and the entire garrison of 3,000 men were forced to surrender.