101203 | FRANCE. National Academy of Agr., Mfg. & Comm. silvered copper Medal.

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    101203 | FRANCE. National Academy of Agriculture, Manufacturing & Commerce silvered copper Award Medal. Issued circa 1900 (50mm, 61.81 g, 12h). Paris mint.

     

    ACADEMIE NATIONALE AGRICOLE MANUFACTURIÈRE ET COMMERCIALE / FONDÉE A PARIS EN 1830 / RECONSTITUÉE EN 1848, facing radiant personification of the sun above the Earth, focused upon the eastern hemisphere, among the clouds / ENCOURAGEMENT AUX INDUSTRIES AGRICOLE MANUFACTURIÈRE ET COMMERCIALE, MÉDAILLE / DÉCERNÉE / A in three lines, with blank area below for engraving; all within wreath. Edge: «cornucopia» CUIVRE.

     

    Mint State. Exceptionally lustrous and brilliant, though some typical hairlines in the fields are noted. Great 'sunface' type.