FRANCE 1944 - 1984 Anniversary of Normandy Landings 68mm bronze medal 169 grams
Obverse: portraits of De Gaulle, Churchill et Roosevelt, QUARANTIEME ANNIVERSAIRE DU DEBARQUEMENT /1944 / 1984 CH. DE GAULLE / W. CHURCHILL / F. D. ROOSEVELT
Reverse: soldiers coming out of a barge and the 5 landing beaches, 6 JUIN 1944 / JOUR / J / UTAH / PTE. DU HOC / OMAHA / GOLD / JUNO / SWORD
Edge: 1985 Cornucopia symbol BRONZE (Paris Mint)
Raymond Tschudin (1916 - 1998) Sculptor and medallist. Studied under his father and and at the Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Beaux-Arts under Henri Dropsy.
Member of & exhibited at the Salon of French artists winning a bronze medal in 1938 & silver in 1944. Won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1945 for engraving medals.. Won the premier grand prix de Rome for medal engraving in 1945.