FRANCE Patria 50mm bronze medal 49.85 grams by Hippolyte Lefèbvre (pre WWI)
Obverse: lady facing left PATRIA HIPPOLYTE LEFEBVRE.
Reverse: unengraved plaque under a flag, view of the city and the river in the background. Signed: HIPPOLYTE LEFEBVRE.
Edge: triangular mint mark of Arthus-Bertrand BRONZE
Hippolyte-Jules Lefèbvre (4 February 1863, Lille - November 1935, Arcueil) was a French sculptor and medallist who received numerous official marks of recognition. His most prominent works are the monumental equestrian sculptures of Joan of Arc and Louis IX of France, set up on the Basilique du Sacré Cœur, Paris.