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Battle of Marne Medal

Not promoted
19 510
Title:
Battle of Marne Medal
Date: 
1915-1919
Medium: 
Bronze
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.8 cm )
Date End: 
1 919
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing three accolated busts of French military officers facing right, flanked by laurel branches; legend above: "BATAILLE DE LA MARNE"; inscription in exergue: "SEPTEMBRE/1914." Reverse shows aerial view of the battlefield with soldiers at left firing a cannon; female allegorical figure of Liberty with a sword is flying overhead.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. James G. Harbord
Object Number: 
1948.586
Date Begin: 
1915
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group