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Alsace

Circular medal of Alsace with hanging loop. Obverse: Profile bust of a woman (probably personification of Alsace) looking to proper right; inscribed at edge "ALSACE 1870·1914" and at proper right "G PRUDHOMME". Reverse: View of city rooftops, one with two birds on a nest;...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "ALSACE 1870·1914" and at proper right "G PRUDHOMME".

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

French, 1914

Object Place

France

Accession Number

23.113

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals