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World War II Medal

Object Number: 
INV.10246
Date: 
ca. 1945
Medium: 
Bronze; cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.8 cm ) diameter: 2 3/8 in. ( 6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "ALF./MAUQUDY" Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "A.MAUQUOY" Inscription: box cover, at center: "MEDAILLES/D'ART/MAUQUOY & FILS/Marcht St Jacques 7/ANVERS"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing standing female figure representing Belgium, at left, holding oval shield with image of St. Mary with infant Christ; gothic cathedral in background at right. Obverse depicts three shields with state symbols of the United States and Belgium, with image of eagle and oak leaf garland; distant cityscape of Brussels in background. Medal is inset into circular white cardboard box.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group