France / Belgium. Médaille Interalliée – Victory Medal 1914–1918, model Uniface

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Médaille Interalliée francaise, modelle Uniface

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Médaille Interalliée – Victory Medal ( of the World War 1914–1918)

Medaiille established together in 15 countries for the victory in the First World War. The French official medal was instuted in July 1922, and was awarded to officers and soldiers of the French army, as well as military persons from other countries who served in France or under French leadership during the war.

There were also some non-official types, which were manufactured and worn in anticipation of the official award. These medals were designed for the design competition that created already in 1920.

Type attributed to France, but found also in Belgian groupings. Empty back was intend possibly for engraving. Hard to find type.

Reference: Michels (WWI Victory Medals), Unofficial Type 3 (Belgium: Unofficial Type 5)

Design: Paul Dubois (reverse blank)

Manufacturer: Monnaie de Paris (Paris Mint), marked at the back with mint mark (cornucopia) and BR for bronze.

Bronze, very nice condition, on the original old ribbon with suspension bar.