France // Verdun Medal (municipal) / 1916

Sub-collection: Flag related Pins & Jewelry

The obverse depicts a harnessed, helmeted female head (and shoulders, representing France), holding an officer's sword in her right hand. On top is the famous Order of the Day from General Ptain: "On ne passe pas" (Nobody gets through). The engraver's name, "Vernier" is along the medal's outer edge, bottom right.

The reverse shows t[...]

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