100782 | BELGIUM. World War I hunger relief bronze Medal.

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    100782 | BELGIUM. Hunger relief bronze Medal. Issued 1916. The food aid provided by Dutch children to Belgian children during World War I (54mm, 65.82 g, 12h). By G. Devreese.

     

    "Santé à l'Enfance," young girl standing right, surrounded by group of children and pouring soup into bowl of a child, while others watch / Landscape with windmills, canoe on river, jugs and jars, butter making instrument, and grazing animals. Edge: FONSON & Co.

     

    Cf. The Art of Devastation, p. 70, fig. 44 (silvered bronze). Mint State. Attractive yellow-brown surfaces, with charming highlights and a glossy nature.

     

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