FRENCH MILITARY MEDAL THIRD REPUBLIC

AGE: 1870-1951
MATERIALS/CONSTRUCTION: Metal and cloth
MARKINGS: VALOUR ET DISCIPLENE
CONDITION: GOOD
OTHER INFO: Instituted 22nd January 1852 for award to non-commissioned officers and other ranks for acts of bravery in action. Post WW1 it could also be awarded to those wounded in action. The medal has (unusually) a second award criteria in that it could be given as the supreme award for leadership to Generals and Admirals who had served as Commanders in Chief. Third Republic types: obverse the head of la Republique with the circlet inscription; "REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE 1870" suspension in the form of a trophy of arms. (1870 - 1951)
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Item: 2219

Price: $75.00
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FRENCH MILITARY MEDAL THIRD REPUBLIC