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

NGC MS 65 DPL Jeff Shevlin Collection

Reference HK-110
SH 2-63 (view)
Date 1876
Grade MS 65 DPL
Price $775.00
Item # 2092
Metal White Metal
Engraved By George Hampden Lovett

TOP POP, the finest graded. The seventh 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. After defeating the Continental Army under the command of their Commander-in-Chief, George Washington, at the battle of White 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.