France, Great War, Monument to the Overseas Fallen at Marseille, bronze rectangular medal by Gustave Martin, in fitted case of issue, very rare
Obv: a view of the Memorial Arch, AUX HEROS DE L’ARMEE D’ORIENT ET DES TERRES LOINTAINES (To the heroes of the Eastern army and faraway lands), palm branch below
Rev: COMITE DU MONUMENT NATIONAL above cartouche for naming, with flags, shield, oak and laurel sprigs
The lid of the case has OFFERT PAR LA FÉDÉRATION NATIONALE DES POILUS D’ORIENT JUIN 1931 (Offered by the National Federation of Eastern veteran soldiers)
Condition: Good very fine; Diameter: 69x42mm
Notes: the monument is on the Corniche President John Kennedy and was inaugurated in 1927.