Medal, Louis Godard Balloon Ascent

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Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.

Physical Description:
Silver commemorative medal of the Louis Godard Balloon Ascent; Obverse: relief of a tethered balloon over a cityscape depicted; Reverse: embossed text "SOUVENIR DE MON ASCENSION A BORD DU GM. BALLON CAPTIF A VAPEUR TYPE MILITARE TRANSPORTABLE G. YON DE LOUIS GODARD".

Country of Origin
France

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Copper Alloy
Unknown Silver-Colored Plating
Dimensions
3-D: 4.4 × 3.5 × 0.2cm (1 3/4 × 1 3/8 × 1/16 in.)

Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.

Physical Description:
Silver commemorative medal of the Louis Godard Balloon Ascent; Obverse: relief of a tethered balloon over a cityscape depicted; Reverse: embossed text "SOUVENIR DE MON ASCENSION A BORD DU GM. BALLON CAPTIF A VAPEUR TYPE MILITARE TRANSPORTABLE G. YON DE LOUIS GODARD".

Country of Origin
France

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Copper Alloy
Unknown Silver-Colored Plating
Dimensions
3-D: 4.4 × 3.5 × 0.2cm (1 3/4 × 1 3/8 × 1/16 in.)

ID: A19640168000