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Ref: 6093

Belgium, Great War, Albert I, ‘Au Roi Soldat’ (‘To the Soldier King’), uniface bronze medal 1918 by Georges Petit, rare

 

 

Obv: helmeted bust of Albert I almost facing, Belgian Royal shield to left above AV ROI SOLDAT (To the Soldier King)

 

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Condition: Very fine; Diameter: 69x80mm approx.

 

Notes: King Albert I earned the epithet ‘Soldier King’ as a result of his close participation in directing the Belgian army during the war, with regular visits to the Front.

 

Price £95

Belgium, Great War, Albert I, ‘Au Roi Soldat’ (‘To the Soldier King’), uniface bronze medal 1918
Belgium, Great War, Albert I, ‘Au Roi Soldat’ (‘To the Soldier King’), uniface bronze medal 1918

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