The obverse of this bronze medal depicts a partially clad female suspended above the earth throwing down lighting bolts - this is presumably a depiction of the goddess of lightning (Astrape -Greek) (Fulgora - Roman)
The obverse is signed "Ray. Pelletier".
The reverse depicts men working in electrical equipment with the words "Syndicat General de la Construction Electrique" around the top and across the bottom the words "Conscience Professionnelle. Valeur Technique. Esprit d'Equipe. Fidelite a la Tache. Jacques Rosello 1959"
The rim is stamped "Bronze" and has the Horn of Plenty mark for the Paris Mint. It is presented in a red card box base with faded red velvet inner
Weight unboxed: 5.4ozs - 154gms
Weight boxed: 7.7ozs - 217gms
Diameter: 2 5/8ins - 6.9cms
Raymond “Ray” Pelletier (1907 – 1958)
French sculptor & medallist
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