101960 | FRANCE. Antoine Coypel/Satyr bronze Medal.
101960 | FRANCE. Antoine Coypel bronze Medal. Issued 1967. Commemorating the life of the artist (67mm, 174.42 g, 12h). By J. Hardy at the Paris Mint.
ANTOINE COYPEL, bust facing slightly left / Head of satyr uplifted to right, holding painter's palette; all set upon textured background. Edge: «cornucopia» BRONZE.
Choice Gem Mint State. Light brown-bronze surfaces, with great brilliance. Includes original box of issue.
Antoine Coypel was a French painter, engraver, and draughtsman, who would eventually become court painter to the French king. Famous for his biblical and mythological works, he featured a number of satyrs in his works, as indicated on the reverse of this whimsical and somewhat spooky medal.
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