Verdun Medal Certificate

Object Number: 
INV.12810
Date: 
ca. 1916
Medium: 
paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 x in. ( 14 x 8.9 x 0 cm )
Inscriptions: 
On bottom of paper: "By a resolution of the Town Council of Verdun assembled at Paris, on November 20 1916"
Description: 
Cream-colored piece of paper imprinted with drawings of both sides of a medal for bravery at Verdun, in World War II. Below, paper is imprinted with the text "TO THE HIGH CHIEFS, OFFICERS,/SOLDIERS, TO ALL,/The heroes, known and unknown,/both dead and living, who have trium-/phed over the barbarians' onslaught/and immortalised her name throughout/the world and for ages to come, the/Town of Verdun, inviolate and stan-/ding on her ruins, dedicates this medal,/in token of her gratitude./Paris, 20th November 1916/The Deputy-Mayor,". Signed by the Deputy Mayor and stamped with the seal of Verdun.
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Creative: Tronvig Group