Souvenir Medal Musée du Louvre - Venus of Milo - Monnaie de Paris
This souvenir medal is a tribute to an iconic work of the Louvre Museum.
The obverse shows the famous Greek sculpture, The Venus of Milo, discovered in 1820 in Melos and exhibited in the Louvre Museum. She is shown in close-up in the centre of the piece. It is presented between several marble arches that serve as a framing device for the medal.
The reverse depicts a view of the façade of the Louvre as seen from the Napoleon courtyard where the pyramid is located.