Souvenir Medal Musée du Louvre - Victory of Samothrace - Monnaie de Paris
This souvenir medal is a tribute to famous sculpture of the Louvre Museum.
At the forefront, the obverse shows the sculpture representing Niké, the goddess of Victory, key symbol for the Hellenistic Greece. Enhanced by wings and drape, this statue without head and arms came on Earth to honour the winner according to the legend. In the background, it is presented between several marble arches that serve as a framing device for the medal.
The name of this masterpiece is written at the top of the coin.