Obv: bust of Patton faces left in 3/4 profile. GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON around. Rev: central image of tank is superimposed over a map of France, marker to lower left reads 1 AU 7 AOUT 1944, TWON NAMES ARE NOTED (CLOCKWISE) AS AVRANCHES, VARREVILLE, VIERVILLE, ALENCON. around are NORMANDIE, BRETAGNE, ANJOU, ARDENNES, CHAMPAGNE, LUXEMBOURG, ALSACE, ALLEMAGNE. in exergue: R. LAMOURDEDIEU, 1944 . 1945 below.
This is a well preserved piece with golden-brown and tan coloration. There are no contact marks or any other type of damage observed on either side. In the original round, cardboard box from the MONNAIE DE PARIS.