Wound Medal, Silver Medal (stamped "GODEL")

SKU: 02.FRA.0137.101.01

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  • Silver Medal (stamped "Godel") Obverse and Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    France
  • date of institution
    March, 1848
  • remarks
    The Silver Medal (stamped "GODEL") image is reproduced from Michel Hennin, Histoire numismatique de la Révolution française : , ou Description raisonnée des médailles, monnaies, et autres monumens numismatiques relatifs aux affaires de la France, depuis l'ouverture des États-généraux jusqu'à l'établissement du gouvernement consulaire (Paris: J.S. Merlin, 1826).

History


The exact details surrounding the creation of this Medal are unknown. It was awarded to citizens and members of the National Guard who were wounded on the 22, 23, 24 of February, 1848, before the abdication of King Louis Philippe.

The obverse inscription translates to "French Republic," and the reverse inscription translates to "Wounded for Liberty 22, 23, 24 February 1848."

The Medal may appear in a variety of compositions including gold, copper, and bronze, but it is uncertain if these represented grades. The Medal may also appear surmounted by a mural crown.

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  • Composition

    Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE Rev: BLESSÉ POUR LA LIBÉRTÉ 22 23 24 FÉVRIER 1848 [RECIPIENT DETAILS]

  • Size

    21mm

  • Maker

  • Version Remarks

    The Silver Medal (stamped "GODEL") image is reproduced from Michel Hennin, Histoire numismatique de la Révolution française : , ou Descri...

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