Battle of Verdun
Artist Séraphin-Émile Vernier (French, 1852–1927)
Object Place: France
Diameter and weight: 27 mm (1 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular medal, commemorating the battle of Verdun (1915-1916) with hanging loop and ring at top.
Obverse: Bust of a woman looking to proper left with raised sward and proper left first; inscribed above “ON NE PASSE PAS” and at proper right “VERNIER”.
Reverse: Two-towered castle façade; inscribed above “VERDUN” and below “21 FEVRIER/1916”.
Obverse: Inscribed above "ON NE PASSE PAS" and at proper right "VERNIER".
Reverse: Inscribe above "VERDUN" and below "21 FEVRIER/1916".
By 1921, Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Shaw; 1921, gift of the Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Shaw to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 6, 1921)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Shaw