Medal of the City of Paris

The Medal of the City of Paris (French: Médaille de la Ville de Paris) is a distinction created in 1911 and awarded by the mayor of Paris on the proposal of elected members of the Paris Council or associations. There are several levels: bronze, silver, large silver and vermeil.

Medal of the City of Paris
CountryFrance
Presented byMayor of Paris
StatusActive

It rewards people who have achieved a "remarkable act concerning the capital" but is also awarded systematically to centenary Parisians and couples celebrating their golden wedding (50 years), diamond (60 years), platinum (70 years), alabaster (75) or oak (80).[1]

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  1. ^ "Qui peut obtenir la médaille de la Ville ?". Le Parisien (in French). 2007-05-16.