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

NGC MS 64 DPL Jeff Shevlin Collection

Reference HK-110
Date 1876
Grade MS 64 DPL
Price $575.00
Item # 2201
Metal White Metal

Near TOP POP, only one finer in 65 DPL. 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.