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World War I Medal

Object Number: 
1947.339
Date: 
ca. 1920
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, in exergue, at left: "M. DAMMANN" Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at left: "M. DAMMANN" Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE"
Description: 
Bronze die-struck medal with obverse showing soldiers carrying draped casket in front of Arc de Triomphe; inscribed at left of field: "11/NOVEMBRE/1920." Reverse depicts three classically draped women, standing in profile and mourning at a grave covered with flowers; legend above: "AU SOLDAT INCONNU."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group