Bronze award medal
1.75 x 1.75
Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015
An award from the French Ministry of War Gymnastics competition. The obverse features a Marianne bust with a stylized helmet that has a laurel wreath adorned on it. The breastplate is decorated on the front with a rooster. Three men can be seen doing gymnastics on the reverse.
Proper markings according to "Comptoir des Monnaies". Reverse reads, "Prix Offert Par Le Ministre De La Guerre/Concours De Gymnastique," and "Henri Dubois 1893".