World War I Medal

Object Number: 
198
Date: 
1914-1918
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 3/8 in. ( 6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "Charles/Perron" Inscription: edge, lower center: "1ARGENT"
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing seated female figure in French folk costume, draping flag over two girls flanking her; legend above: "SUS-LE-MEME-DRAPEAU." Reverse contains two oval shields with French and American heraldic emblems, superimposed over ornate cartouche decorated with laurel and oak branches; legend above: "LIBERTE/JUSTICE."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group