100898 | BELGIUM. Orphans of the War gilt bronze Medal.

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    100898 | BELGIUM. Orphans of the War gilt bronze Medal. Issued 1917 (60mm, 79.66 g, 12h). By P. Dubois for Fonson & Co.

     

    Mother, daughter, and young son advancing left, fleeing a Belgian village set ablaze / OEUVRE NATIONALE DES ORPHELINS DE LA GUERRE, personification of Belgium seated facing on throne, cradling infant and caressing another youth; three other youths seated around; POUR CEUX D'HIER A CEUX DE DEMAIN on base below. Edge: FONSON & Cie.

     

    Choice Mint State. Bright yellow-bronze surfaces, a few light spots.

     

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