Creator

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Creation Date

1918

Medium

Bronze medal

Dimensions

1.75 x 1.75

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.160.8

Provenance

Authentic markings. Reverse reads, "The Great War for Civilizaion. France Italy Serbia Japan Montenegro Russia Greece Great Britain Belgium Brazil Portugal Romania China."

Creator Biography

Creator Unknown, American.

Description

This WWI Victory Medal was distributed to any U.S. Soldier who fought in WWI. The obverse features a winged victory holding a sword and shield. The reverse features the fasces and the words "The Great War for Civilization" along with six stars and a list of the countries that fought in WWI.

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