French Commemorative Medal 1870 – 1871

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France – French Commemorative Medal 1870 – 1871. “Aux Defenseurs de la Patrie Republique Francaise “, very fine. Awarded to those French troops who served in the Franco Prussian War;…
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France – French Commemorative Medal 1870 – 1871. “Aux Defenseurs de la Patrie Republique Francaise “, very fine.

Awarded to those French troops who served in the Franco Prussian War; Paris fell on 28.01.1871 and the war ended with the Treaty of Frankfurt on 10.05.1871 a humiliating defeat for the French who did not award this medal until 40 years later in 1911.

Specification

Medal Type

Military Medals

Medal Category

World Orders and Decorations

Medal Monarch

France

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