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Numismatics
Subject: John Eager Howard, American, 1752–1827
Mint: Paris
Artist: Benjamin Duvivier, French, 1730–1819

Medal of John Eager Howard, the Battle of Cowpens

before 1880

Copper

42.74 g, 12:00, 45.5 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Bequest of the Charles Wyllys Betts, B.A. 1867, M.A. 1871, Collection
2001.87.405
Geography: 
Made in Paris, France
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century after an 18th century original
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Charles Wyllys Betts, to about 1887; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1887 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Charles Wyllys Betts, American Colonial History Illustrated by Contemporary Medals, 1964 reprint (New York: Scott Stamp and Coin Company, 1964), 280, no. 595.

Michael H. Crawford, Roman Republican Coinage (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1974).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.