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Medal of honor

Greek
1898
Artist Henry-Auguste-Jules Patey (French, 1855–1930)


Object Place: Greece

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm (1 1/4 in.) Length including ribbon 72 mm (2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.546

Medium or Technique

Metal; white metal and ribbon

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of honor attached by a ring to light blue ribbon that has two spikes.

Obverse: Olive branch; inscribed across field in Greek [cannot input] and below “A.PATEY”.

Reverse: Cross; inscribed above in Greek [cannot input], on cross “1898”, and below in Greek [cannot input].

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed across field in Greek [cannot input] and below "A.PATEY".

Reverse: Inscribed above in Greek [cannot input], on cross "1898", and below in Greek [cannot input].

Provenance

By 1952, Alexander Mylonas; 1952, gift of Alexander Mylonas to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 15, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Alexander Mylonas, Governor of the Agricultural Bank of Greece