Médaille commémorative de la guerre 1870-1871 – Medal of the Franco-Prussian War 1870-1871
Established 1911, to the 40th anniversary of the war end. Called also “To the defenders of the Fatherland” (Aux défenseurs de la Patrie) medal. Awarded to veterans of the Franco-Prussian War 1870-1871.
Design: Georges Lemaire (name on face)
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.