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Tercentenary of Quebec Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3566
Date: 
1908
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "HENRI.DUBOIS SCULP ET INC." Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing Samuel Champlain holding sword and hat, at center, disembarking a boat; royal crowns with initials below at either side: "H./IV.", at left, and "E./VII.", at right, with dolphins holding scrolls dated: ".1608." and ".1908.", respectively, below; legend: "IIIe . CENTENAIRE . DE . LA . FONDATION . DE . QVEBEC ."; inscription within rectangular tablet below: "STADACONE". Reverse depicts two seated female figures, facing each other, with state symbols of France and Canada; maple tree at center with superimposed scrolled band bearing inscription: ".DIEU.AIDANT./.L'OEUVRE.DE.CHAMPLAIN./NEE.SOUS.LES.LIS./A.GRANDI.SOUS.LES.ROSES."
Credit Line: 
Gift of The National Battlefields Commission (Quebec, Canada), 1910
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group