French Firemans silver medal 1900

Started by redwine, April 02, 2017, 02:12:46 PM

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redwine

REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE / O.Roty
MINISTERE ·DE· L'INTERIEVR / SAPEVRS· / POMPIERS / 1900
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Oscar Roty was of course also responsible for the enduring picture of the sower.

The medal must have been an official reward. I bet there is a bronze and a gold variant also. I wonder what the hole in the ribbon was made for. Any idea?

Peter
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.

gerard974

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hello
the hole is for one "rosette" is one distinction like star or palme for the war cross



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redwine

Many thanks Gerard, I did not know what the hole signified  8)
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hello
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