The American Fund for the French Wounded Medal

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

GUSN

GUSN-48088

Description

On the front side is a red, white, and blue enameled gold medal in a cross form. The crossed American and French flags are represented in a white circle, in the center, with a red rooster upon them. On the back side is an inscribed red enameled circle in the middle of the cross. The medal has a hanging ring on the top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

medallions (medals)
gold (metal)
porcelain enamel
Commemorative
Medal, Commemorative
Medal, Commemorative

Inscription

Heads: "Viva la France" Tails: "The American Fund for French Wounded" (Stamped)

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.3037