The medal of July was also founded for the citizens who had co-operated in the revolution. It is of silver, and shows on the front the Gallic Cock sitting upon a tri-coloured flag, surrounded by an oak wreath, and the words : "A ses defenseurs la patrie reconnaissante" (A grateful country to its defenders). The reverse exhibits three intertwined laurel-wreaths, between each of which, as also upon the edge, are seen the words: "27, 28, 29 Juillet, 1830. Patrie, liberte".
Source : the book of orders of knighthood and decorations of honour of all nations, sir Bernard BURKE, 1858
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