Medal, French-Romanian Aerial Navigation

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.

Materials

  • Copper Alloy
  • Protective Coating

Dimensions

3-D: 0.6 × 7.3cm (1/4 × 2 7/8 in.)

Country of Origin

France

Physical Description

Copper French-Romanian Aerial Navigation commemorative medal; Obverse: relief of a biplane flying over a map of Europe with air routes between France and Romania depicted, embossed text "COMPAGNIE FRANCO ROUMAINE DE NAVIGATION AERIENNE, FONDEEen AUPIL 1920 PAR ARISTIDE BLANK, PARIS PRAGUE VARSOVIE VIENNE BUDAPEST BELGRADE BUCAREST CONSTANTINOPLE"; Reverse: relief of an aircraft flying over a horse drawn carriage and motor car depicted, embossed text "QUAE SINT QUAE FUERINT QUAEMOX VENTURA TRAHANTUR".

Type

AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Inventory Number

A19640342000

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