Medal , Verdun (Prudhomme)
A Verdun Medal, Prudhomme version (Médaille de Verdun, modèle Prudhomme). The bronze medal features a left facing profile of a helmeted and uniformed figure representing the French Republic. A laurel, " 1916 " and " VERDUN" is marked behind it. The reverse features a plaque fringed by roses. " AUX / GLORIUEX / DEFENSEURS / DE / VERDUN " (To the glorious defenders of Verdun) is marked on the reverse. A crimson ribbon with a thin white and blue stripe near either edge and it fitted with a metal bar with " VERDUN " marked on it. It is attached to the medal by a simple suspension ring through a horizontally pierced barrel shaped suspender.
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