Médaille de Sainte-Hélène – Saint Helena Medal
Established 1857 by the Emperor Napoleon III. Awarded to veterans of the campaigns between 1792-1815 led by Napoleon I. (also to foreigners), fighting under French flag.
Design: Désiré-Albert Barre
Manufacturer: Barre ((his mark as small anchor under the portrait).
Bronze, excellent condition, on the original old ribbon.