World War I Plaquette
Overall: 2 7/16 x 1 7/8 x 3/16 in. ( 6.2 x 4.8 x 0.4 cm )
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: "J.P.LEGASTELOIS" Inscription: reverse, at lower left corner of field: "J.P.LEGASTELOIS" Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE"
Bronze struck plaquette with rounded top edge; obverse shows winged allegorical figure of Liberty rising above battlefield; inscription in exergue: "A LA GLOIRE DES ARMEES/DV DROIT ET DE LA LIBERTE." Reverse depicts ornate blank tablet for engraving surmounted by rooster, enclosed within elaborate frame of oak and laurel wreath and military standards.
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