100786 | FRANCE. Dreux. Agricultural bronze Award Plaque.

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    100786 | FRANCE. Dreux bronze Award Plaque. Issued circa 1910. Société d'encouragement à l'agriculture (70x49mm, 101.04 g, 12h).

     

    Harvest scene: turn of the century steam-powered threshing machine, with farmhands collecting grain and feeding machine / Triptych containing youthful farmhand sewing seeds and older farmhand harvesting grain with scythe, both flanking medallion of bust left of Marianne set over plant; SOCIÉTÉ D'ENCOURAGEMENT / À L'AGRICULTURE / DE L'ARRONDISSEMENT DE DREUX in three lines on base. Edge: «triangle» BRONZE.

     

    Choice Mint State. Pleasing yellow-brown surfaces. A rather scarce type featuring charming pastoral scenes.

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