Woodrow Wilson Commemorative Medal

Woodrow Wilson Commemorative Medal
Woodrow Wilson Commemorative Medal
Title
Woodrow Wilson Commemorative Medal
Date 
1914-1918
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 15/16 in. ( 5 cm )
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 Alan R. Hawley
Object Number 
1935.19d
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"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group