Archives Catalog Entry
World War I commemorative medal
Obverse is relief portrait of four men: Cardinal Mercier, A. D. Max, L. Theodor, H. Pirenne. Inscription includes their names and motto “Tenir.” Reverse has defiant male figure with sledge hammer and other tools, with inscription: “L’Allemagne retablit l’esclavage, 15 Mai 1916 [Germany reestablishes slavery]. Has maker’s name, G. Devreese, and date 1923.
Millikan, Robert Andrews (Experimental Physicist, Nobel Laureate, Caltech President)
Jan. 1, 1923
MEDIUM: Bronze; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 2.75 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 1
Topics: World War I
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