U. S. Navy Mounted 1891 Silver Dollar - Cutter Race (126192)

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U. S. Navy Mounted 1891 Silver Dollar - Cutter Race  (126192)
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U.S. Navy mounted 1891 silver dollar, reverse engraved “CUTTER RACE / Naval Battalion and / Squadron of Evolution. / WON BY / G. F. Jones, / 4TH DIV. N. B / PRESENTED BY / Massachusetts’ / Yacht Club. After falling behind at the start of the race on July 8, 1891, the crew manning the oars of the 4th Division’s cutter pulled ahead and won. It is likely that each of the 13-man crew received a similar naval award. EF, PVC residue.

Date: 1891
Country (if not USA):
State: Massachusetts
Provenance: John Reynolds Collection