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Woodrow Wilson Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
1947.336
Date: 
1914-1918
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, vertically, at left of field: "Rene Gregoire/Paris 1917" Inscription: reverse, at lower left of field: "RG" Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Woodrow Wilson facing three quarters to the left; with torch at left labelled "LIBERTY" and fasces at right labelled "DROIT"; inscription beneath portrait: "WILSON"; all surrounded by border of stars with eagle below, at center. Reverse depicts three classically clad female figures symbolizing WWI allied forces; cannon and building of Notre Dame de Paris in background; in exergue: "Le Droit est plus precieux que/la Paix....Nous nous battons/pour la Liberte."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group