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Medal - Avignon Agricultural Exhibition Silver Prize, France, 1891 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 23862

Summary:
France Avignon
Medal - Avignon Agricultural Exhibition Silver Prize 1891 (AD)
Mint: Paris
Awarded to: McCoy, Frederick (Sir) ??
Other Details: Avignon Agricultural Exhibition silver prize medal, issued in 1891.
Description:
A silver prize medal (51 mm diameter) featuring a winged head of France and details of the exhibition
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 50 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 65.45 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: agriculture, museum history
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Sir Frederick McCoy, University Professor & Museum Director (1817-1899)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: French Exhibition Medals
DateEra: 1891 AD
Obverse Description: Head of France with wings above ears left, around REPUBLIC * FRANCAISE; below, H. PONSCARME
Reverse Description: At centre on panel, AVIGNON . 1891 / CONCOURS REGIONAL / AGRICOLE; around, MINISTERE . DE . L'AGRICVLTVRE; grapes, wheat etc in background
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: REPUBLIC * FRANCAISE; below, H. PONSCARME
Reverse: AVIGNON . 1891 CONCOURS REGIONAL AGRICOLE MINISTERE . DE . L'AGRICVLTVRE;
below, H. PONSCARME
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Avignon, France, 1891
Mint: Paris (Mint), Paris, France, 1891
Artist: P Ponscarme, Paris, France, 1891
Awarded To: Sir Frederick McCoy, Victoria, Australia, 1891

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