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Medal

French
1915


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 38 x 29 mm (1 1/2 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.112

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Oval medal commemorating a battle.

Obverse: Seated frontal woman with soldier leaning on her lap and rifle at feet; inscribed across field “1914 1915” and in exergue “HONNEUR AU DEVOUEMENT”.

Reverse: Uninscribed inscription plaque with roman sword and brand behind.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed across field "1914 1915" and in exergue "HONNEUR AU DEVOUEMENT".

Provenance

By 1923, Dr. M. H. Lurie; 1923, gift of Dr. M. H. Lurie to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 4, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. M. H. Lurie