Adolphe Pegoud Medal
Bronze; wood, leather, silk
case: 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 11/16 in. ( 6.4 x 6.4 x 1.7 cm )
diameter: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 cm )
Bronze struck medal honoring Adolphe Pegoud; with obverse showing shoulder-length portrait of Pegoud in uniform, facing three-quarters to right and flanked by dates: "1882" and "1915"; legend above: "ADOLPHE PEGOUD." Reverse depicts female figure of Liberty in uniform, holding rifle and laurel branch; airplane in background; surrounding legend: "-AU.HEROS.NATIONAL-/LA.PATRIE.RECONNAISANTE." Medal is inset into square red leather fitted case with red silk satin and silk velvet interior.
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "J.P.LEGASTELOIS"
Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE"
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