102361 | FRANCE. Finance & Economics gilt copper Medal.
102361 | FRANCE. Finance & Economics gilt copper Medal. Issued 1972. Club Français de la Médaille series (112mm, 12h). By A. Decaris at the Paris mint.
Half-length bust of female seated facing slightly right, wearing elaborate, ruffled collar and holding numerous coins; perspective architectural views in background / Implements of science and the arts in the foreground, with representations of industry and energy in the background. Edge: «cornucopia» CUIVRE 1972 № 254/1000.
CG vol. 4, 571. Essentially as Made. A few lightly scattered marks. A powerful and impressive piece indicative of Decaris's pseudo-engraved/etched styling. One of just 750 issued in gilt copper (№ 251–1000), with the first 250 struck in silver.
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