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Victory at Liege

Circular medal commemorating the victory at Liege. Stamped on edge "LIGGOIR LIEGE". Obverse: Winged female warrior attacking six soldiers below with empty battlefield in background; inscribed at edge "LIEGE RESISTE AUX BARBARES 1914" and below "Georges Petit". Reverse: Vieled woman kisses...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LIEGE RESISTE AUX BARBARES 1914" and below "Georges Petit". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "LA FRANCE HONORE LIEGE 1919".

Provenance

By 1922, Charles Dupriez; 1922, gift of Charles Dupriez to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 2, 1922)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Dupriez

French, 1919

Object Place

Belgium

Accession Number

22.275

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals