Medal issued by France following World War I, circa 1918.

Clemenceau served as the Prime Minister of France from 1906-1909, and again from 1917-1920. For most of the final year of World War I he led France, and was one of the major voices behind the Treaty of Versailles at the Paris Peace Conference.

Obverse Description

Bust of Georges Clemenceau wearing a hat, facing right, with the words 'G. CLEMENCEAU / AUX ARMEES . 1918' around. Medal is attached to a green ribbon.

Reverse Description

Central panel depicts two winged figures flying over a dead body, chasing a figure holding a knife. Around the edge are the words '1917-1918 / PARIS-ART / LA JUSTICE POURSUIVANT LE CRIME JUSTICE PURSUING CRIME / F. CILBAULT D'APRES PRUD'HON'.

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