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Agriculture and Forestry Exhibition Medal

Agriculture and Forestry Exhibition Medal
Agriculture and Forestry Exhibition Medal
Title
Agriculture and Forestry Exhibition Medal
Date 
1866
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
case: 3 3/16 x 3 3/16 x 9/16 in. ( 8.1 x 8.1 x 1.4 cm ) diameter: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm )
Description 
Silver struck medal with obverse depicting Austrian imperial coat of arms surrounded by legend in Gothic script. Reverse bears inscription at center, enclosed by wreath of fruit and wheat: "LANDu.FORST/WIRTHSCHAFTLICHE/AUSSTELLUNG/IN WIEN/1866." Medal is inset into red octagonal fitted leather case with purple silk satin and silk velvet interior and gold lettering on cover.
Credit Line 
Gift of Colonel Henry O. Havemeyer
Object Number 
1981.38
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group