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Agriculture and Forestry Exhibition Medal

Object Number: 
1981.38
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group