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Medal

Rectangular medal, commemorating World War I. Stamped on edge "45". Obverse: Fallen soldier at proper right being supported by Norse warrior figure; standing frontal Athena figure behind; inscribed above "DE TOVS LES PEVPLEs/DE LA CA[ ]ES BELGEs/SONT LE[ ]P[ ]RAVE" and at bottom in cursive script...

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Inscription

Inscribed on edge "45". Obverse: Inscribed at bottom in cursive script "George Petit 1917" and above "DE TOVS LES PEVPLEs/DE LA CA[ ]ES BELGEs/SONT LE[ ]P[ ]RAVE". Reverse: Inscribed at bottom "·J·LISSOIR· ·LIÈGE·" and in wreath "AVX MORTS/POVR/LA PATRIE".

Provenance

By 1892, Dupriez (Brussels); 1892, sold by Dupriez to MFA. (Accession Date: December 1921)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury, by exchange

Belgian, 1917

Object Place

Belgium

Accession Number

92.586

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals