Medal for Ushers, Medal (stamped "MAURISSET F.") (1793)
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The Medal for Ushers was instituted by the National Assembly on March 6, 1791. It was ordered to worn by ushers and other executive officials suspended from a tricolour ribbon.
The Medal was worn for the first time during the National Assembly, and then was worn again during the National Convention at the end of 1793. However, for the second time, the Medal design was changed by the new established government.
It is not clear if the composition of the Medal denotes the rank of the recipient.
The obverse inscription translates to “Louis XVI, King of the French, Father of a Free People,” and the reverse inscription translates to “Operation of Law.”
The Medal for Ushers is translated from French "Medaille des Huissiers."
Obv: LOIX, JUSTICE, UNION, FORCE D'UN PEUPLE LIBRE Rev: ACTIONS DE LA LOI
The medal was engraved by Jean-Theodore Maurisset.
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