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Commemorating the Agricultural Assembly of Amiens

Artist:
Medalist: René Dubois (1737–1799, master 1755)
Factory:
Paris Mint (864–present)
Date:
1860–79
Culture:
French
Medium:
Silver, octagonal, struck
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.110.44
Not on view
Signature: Obverse: (below tranche of neck), DUBOIS

Inscription: Legend: rev. (across field, within bead and reed circlet), COMICE / AGRICOLE / D'AMIENS (Agricultural Assembly of Amiens).

Marking: Struck on edge: bee, ARGENT (Paris Mint mark in use 1860–79 for medals of gold and silver)
Henry Oppenheimer , London (until 1936; his sale, Christie's, London, July 29, 1936, no. 331; sold to MMA)
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